Re: automate apt-get update
On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 09:02 +0200, Jozsi Vadkan wrote:
> I don't want to put: apt-get update in:
> But then how could I "automate" the: apt-get update
APT has such built-in feature, see
Which you can configure manually, or...
> ? Is there a program for it? [e.g.: update-manager under GUI?] that
> randomly runs apt-get update?
On Debian-Gnome installation, you can install update-notifier-common
which provide the file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10periodic, which contains
the required apt settings:
(Since I don't use it on my laptop, I can't give you much details)
On servers, you might want to une apt-listchanges to get notifications,