cron, atd, anacron, other wtf

Scott James Remnant scott at
Mon Jan 23 14:07:00 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 17:56 -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:

> Right, good points all around.  The question arises, are these all used
> in default Ubuntu desktop?  If so, is there a way to eliminate the use
> of one of them?  Update manager for example should probably be anacron;
> that's all I can think of, and I think it uses an update daemon anyway.
anacron is run from cron, it's not a separate daemon.

For dapper we'll stick with the three you see here, potential
replacements could be evaluated for dapper+1.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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