Quoting Raymond Burkholder (firstname.lastname@example.org): > > > > I think its totally adequate to assume people want automatic security > > updates, on all kinds of systems, unless they opt out. > > Security updates, yes. Automated, no. Desktops, maybe. Servers, no. > > For my infrastructure, updates, of what ever kind, need to be incorporated into the test/build/roll-out cycle. > > Unless I misunderstand the intent of this thread. > > So, as an accommodation, a flag in the preseed mechanism to enable/disable would be helpful. But would need to be exposed in maybe the expert mode menus, which I think was already mentioned. You mean something like: emplate: pkgsel/update-policy Type: select Default: unattended-upgrades Choices-C: none, unattended-upgrades __Choices: No automatic updates, Install security updates automatically _Description: Updates management on this system: Applying updates on a frequent basis is an important part of keeping the system secure. . By default, security updates are automatically installed by the unattended-upgrades package. Alternatively, you can opt-out from this system and apply updates manually using standard package management tools. pkgsel/update-policy=none thus seem the perfect preseed choice for your use case.
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