Automatic and silent installation of security updates
wouterstomp at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 09:57:49 CDT 2005
On 7/8/05, Martĳn van de Streek <martijn at foodfight.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Jul 2005, Zach wrote:
> > > You can't force people to upgrade.
> > I think you could have this configurable (by an admin with sudo
> > priveledges). Perhaps a sane default would be no automatic upgrades
> > (we don't want to get too Microsofty, do we?), with the option to
> > automatically install non-kernel security updates from official
> > repositories, and a further option to install kernel updates (with
> > necessary explanation of implications of this option).
> Then nobody will enable it. Same problem arises.
I will enable it. And I will also do so for all the people I install
Ubuntu for, just like I add mp3 support for them, I will also enable
automatic updates, so they have nothing left to worry about.
And when you are asked to install the security updates, there could as
well be a little checkbox with the text "install security updates
without asking from now on", so people will actually enable it.
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