[ubuntu-za] Enable automatic upgrades

Michael Gorven michael at gorven.za.net
Thu May 13 11:25:22 BST 2010

On Thursday 13 May 2010 11:11:14 Charl Wentzel wrote:
> I have installed a server on which I did not enable automatic updates.
> (Don't ask me why... I don't know.)  Having discovered this I would like
> to enable it.  How do I do this?


> Are the different levels at which one can perform automatic updates?
> e.g. security updates or a safe-upgrade?  (Obviously not an automatic
> release upgrade, that would be #%@$!)

Automatic release upgrades aren't even possible. You can select which 
repositories to automatically upgrade from, so you can only enable -security. 
I think it's done with a full-upgrade though, which is necessary in order to 
install new packages (like new kernels).


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