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auto dist-upgrade?

#1 Post by rdsu » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:54 pm

Hi,

I would like to know if is possible to configure MX Linux to auto dist-upgrade?

I want to install MX Linux on my Mother laptop, and keep everything updated...

Thanks for your support!

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#2 Post by Adrian » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:58 pm

You could set unattended upgrades: https://wiki.debian.org/UnattendedUpgrades
Personally I think we should have a one-click option to enable that... I proposed that to the devs.

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#3 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:49 pm

I think that's a very good idea--did you put that in the brainstorming thread?
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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#4 Post by Adrian » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:07 pm

Jerry3904 wrote:I think that's a very good idea--did you put that in the brainstorming thread?
It's actually the item #1 :)

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#5 Post by rdsu » Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:29 am

Thanks for the tip Adrian!

Let us know about the brainstorming... ;)

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#6 Post by rdsu » Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:47 am

I would like to thank you for making this possible now... ;)

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#7 Post by Adrian » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:13 am

You are welcome!

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Re: auto dist-upgrade?

#8 Post by dreamer » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:26 pm

How safe is it to enable this? What if the person in front of the computer tries to shut down or restart while packages are being updated in the background?

I personally don't like the idea of auto-updating, but it can be useful and if it works it's pretty cool from a technical perspective.

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