Update manager package

Hugo Josefson news1 at josefson.org
Mon Mar 21 18:15:46 CST 2005

George Farris wrote:
> I'm thinking the update-manager and update-notifier should depend on a
> different sources.list file.  I often have a number of repositories
> enabled at any given time and don't want them included in the checks for
> system updates.  This way one could use Synaptic for installing all
> manor of software and never be worried the update-manager is going to
> blow up their system:-).

you should probably rather use /etc/apt/preferences to set different 
priorities for different repositories. see "man apt_preferences".

then you can "apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade" at any time, or 
use update-manager and update-notifier.


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