[Freedombox-discuss] Re-SOLVED: Unattended updates not running
On Wed, Oct 5, 2016, at 14:50, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [znoteer at hailmail.net]
> > This file belongs to apt. However, it is not part of the .deb for
> > version 1.3, which I am running. A guy on #debian, also running apt
> > 1.3, confirmed that /etc/cron.daily/apt wasn't present on his system.
> I suspect the source is this change in apt 1.2.10:
> * Use systemd.timer instead of a cron job (Closes: #600262, #709675,
> (LP: #246381, #727685)
Nice find. So it looks like I'm back to the drawing board.
> James pointed this out in his email 2016-09-13. I thus suspect there is
> a problem with the systemd timer instead. Apparently the cron file
> should no longer be used.
Oops! I overlooked that post. Sorry James.
> root at freedombox:~# systemctl status apt-daily.service
> * apt-daily.service - Daily apt activities
> Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/apt-daily.service; static;
> vendor preset: enabled)
> Active: inactive (dead) since to. 2016-09-22 17:03:30 UTC; 1 weeks 6
> days ago
> Docs: man:apt(8)
> Main PID: 24188 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
Status is showing "inactive (dead)" for me too, except that I didn't
have process ID. I ran systemctl start apt-daily.service. After that,
status showed a PID. I'll wait 24 hrs to see if that triggers an update
tomorrow at 18:00.
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