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Re: automate apt-get update

Subject: Re: automate apt-get update
From: Oliver Grawert
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 10:25:44 +0200
hi,
Am Donnerstag, den 08.04.2010, 09:02 +0200 schrieb Jozsi Vadkan:
> I don't want to put:
> 
> apt-get update
> 
> in:
> 
> /etc/crontab
> 
> But then how could I "automate" the:
> 
> apt-get update
> 
> ? Is there a program for it? [e.g.: update-manager under GUI?] that
> randomly runs apt-get update?
the "Software Sources" UI has a tab called "Updates" where you can
select a frequency when apt-get update will get executed (and also can
enable additional tasks like downloading the packages in advance in the
background etc).

ciao
        oli
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