>> Completely unattended upgrades are a worthwhile goal, but they
>> aren't possible in the general case yet.
> I am interested in this because if I'm at home, and telnet to my
> linux which is at work, I'd like to tell it to upgrade remotely
> without having to stay online for hours while it downloads and
> installs the updates.
Maybe you want to have dselect running inside of a detached screen
session. 'apt-get install screen', and read screen(1) for details on
how this works.
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