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

Shane Fagan shanepatrickfagan at
Wed Jun 23 06:43:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 22:49 -0400, Nathan Dorfman wrote:
> Personally, I would prefer it, and I think it's quite reasonable. Thoughts?

You have to remember that not everyone has broadband and not everyone
can download/upload that much. Checking hourly does add up to a lot of
network activity and if you are in a third world country you wouldnt
like it. 

Daily is fine we dont get that many updates to justify anything else.


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