How to Install Security Updates Automatically on Debian and Ubuntu

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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5 Responses

  1. max says:

    it uses cron.daily

  2. Pol says:

    Hi, thanks for your howto, very useful! Does cron start unattended-upgrade?

  3. gaston louis says:

    It is possible de run this command with noninteractive mode ? :

    dpkg-reconfigure -plow unattended-upgrades

    because I have a lot a server to configure a Security Updates Automatically …

    THANKS FOR ANSWERS

  4. gaston says:

    Famous !

    question : we don’t have to use CRON to periodic check when security update is available ?
    how that run ?

    Thanks

  5. Michael Mossman says:

    Is it possible to notify ANOTHER user, e.g. my regular user login? Also, how are the notifications displayed?

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