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Re: unattended-upgrades by default?

On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 06:47:28PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>  * it will be a different experience compared to what people will get
>    when installing Debian normally, using d-i / debootstrap. Most
>    (all?) of our desktop environments already have some automatic
>    notification of available updates, but (a) not everybody uses them;
>    and (b) that's not so useful on a remote server installation where
>    there's no desktop for the system to show a pop-up or similar.

Should Debian also default to automatically reboot?

If the answer is "no", then nothing is a solution that does not also 
solve how to notify the user when a new security update of the kernel 
was automatically installed on his remote server.



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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