Shouldn't update-manager's "check for updates" setting have an "hourly" option?

Dylan McCall dylanmccall at
Wed Jun 23 03:28:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 7:49 PM, Nathan Dorfman <na at> wrote:
> Personally, I would prefer it, and I think it's quite reasonable. Thoughts?
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Keep in mind that checking for updates involves a non-trivial download
of package lists from all repositories the user is subscribed to.
Unfortunately, it is a much more intense operation than it appears.

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