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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade on shutdown ?

On 1/24/14, Joel Rees <joel.rees@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 10:40 PM, Zenaan Harkness <zen@freedbms.net> wrote:
>> apt-get upgrade seems to have less "reboot requiring" updates.
>> There ought be a way to schedule a dist-upgrade, to occur the next
>> time I shutdown my computer - not on hibernate/suspend or even logout
>> (I work on cmd line here and there).
>> Doing a dist-upgrade right when I'm shutting the machine down, is
>> usually the most convenient time for me (before bedtime or whatever),

> A thought, to reduce the impact, I would tend to want to let it
> download n the background if I were going to go with this. Then the

Ubuntu had some GUI option thing to auto-download (and also to
auto-install, which I never enabled) updates.

> only thing that would be holding you up on shutdown would be the
> install part.

Definitely the way to go.

> I think I'd also like it to query me before it started the install, so
> I have a chance to hold the install off when I need to reboot it quick
> or something.

Totally agree.

> Not telling you what to do with  your computer, of course, just
> thinking out loud.

O. M. G.  Yu tellin' me how to shut the fine PC down yo?!? Yeah ah got
sumthin' ta say ... that one over there ... he tellin' me what to do

ok ok ... that's enough now ... OK, we'll be right back after this break.

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