Upstart and events

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Jun 5 12:19:25 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Karl Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:
>>     This is a good idea IF your running a Server.
> Really? Why just a server?
> If you're running a server, the likelihood is that you're not
> rebooting it on a daily basis... consequently, firing an apt-get
> update each time your network initialises is likely to happen once.

Not quite what the OP is looking for, but, on a Ubuntu Server, the
motd prints a number of updates available for every ssh (or local)
logon. This may be why Karl referred to servers.

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