Update notifications in Precise

Chris cyber.druif at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 17:31:02 UTC 2012

On one hand I agree with you, on the other hand we should consider the
intended target market. We've had mentions of system hangs due to the
update checker (we also have an unintended installation of apt-xapian-index
which is even worse).
That is why I wasn't sure if precise still checked automatically.

With metta, Chris
On Apr 5, 2012 7:03 PM, "Lance" <lbsolost at yahoo.com> wrote:

> That sounds somewhat like what Ubuntu does by default. In Ubuntu I always
> change the behavior so I'm aware of security updates almost immediately
> when they hit the US mirror.
> During development it's often hard to figure out what the intended
> behavior is because we mostly update manually at least once a day, or at
> least I do.
> I just wanted to find out before release what the plan is. I'd personally
> think we should get some kind of notification of security updates within 24
> hours of them hitting our chosen mirrors.
> Does that make sense?
> Lance
> --- On *Thu, 4/5/12, Chris <cyber.druif at gmail.com>* wrote:
> From: Chris <cyber.druif at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Update notifications in Precise
> To: "Lance" <lbsolost at yahoo.com>
> Cc: lubuntu-qa at lists.launchpad.net, lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012, 11:27 AM
> I don't know if the update-notifier is enabled by default (it's a small
> script or something that checks once a day/week for new updates), but
> otherwise a quick boot up of update-manager and letting it check manually
> would suffice.
> With metta, Chris
> P.s. I usually run "sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade" in a
> terminal window
> On Apr 5, 2012 6:08 PM, "Lance" <lbsolost at yahoo.com<http://mc/compose?to=lbsolost@yahoo.com>>
> wrote:
> I'm in nit-picking mode here ............ it's what I do ;^)
> I just wonder what the update notification plan is for Precise. I know
> we're still in development but I'm curious. How will we be notified of
> updates, particularly security updates?
> Lance
> PS: I really can't effectively express just how impressed I am with
> Lubuntu's new look, it's just great. Everyone involved in our development
> deserves a robust round of applause!
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