[xubuntu-users] Software Updater - disable?

chris chevhq at gmail.com
Sun May 14 19:48:33 UTC 2017


On 14/05/17 21:48, James Freer wrote:
> On Sun, 14 May 2017, chris wrote:
>
>> On 14/05/17 17:23, James Freer wrote:
>>> On Sun, 14 May 2017, chris wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 14/05/17 15:47, James Freer wrote:
>>>>> [using xubuntu 16.04]
>>>>>
>>>>> For certain reasons I have preferred to do manual updating.
>>>>>
>>>>> If one goes into Software and Updates; selects 'never' in updates -
>>>>> one
>>>>> still gets the orange update window coming up in the panel after an
>>>>> update which i find irritating. I'd be grateful if someone could
>>>>> advise
>>>>> on how to remove this.
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks
>>>>> james
>>>>>
>>>> Hi James,
>>>> Try this as it worked for me
>>>> /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10periodic
>>>>
>>>> Change the line unattended upgrade from "1"  to zero
>>>> da kiwi
>>>
>>> Thanks Chris - I thought it was simple enough but wasn't sure!
>>>
>>> I haven't got that line though?
>>> My 10periodic is:
>>> APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "0";
>>> APT::Periodic::Download-Upgradeable-Packages "0";
>>> APT::Periodic::AutocleanInterval "0";
>>>
>>> The '0' suggests it should not be invoking the window panel.
>>>
>>> james
>>>
>> suggest you add it to the bottom of the file.
>>
>> mine shows as
>>
>>
>> APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "0";
>> APT::Periodic::Download-Upgradeable-Packages "0";
>> APT::Periodic::AutocleanInterval "0";
>> APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "0";
>
> Of course silly me ADD IT - I am always wary of amending system files.
> Yet another thing to add in my install notes for 2018.
>
> many thanks
> james
>
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