how to stop cron apt from using all my dialup bandwidth

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sun Apr 2 23:30:39 UTC 2006


On zo, 2006-04-02 at 13:55 -0400, golfer wrote:

> What's the best way to disable /etc/cron.daily/apt so it doesn't take
> all my dialup bandwidth when I need it most? 

Set appropriate variables in /etc/apt/apt.conf as explained at the top
of that crontab file.

APT::Periodic::Update-Package-List=0;
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Dennis K.
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