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Re: unattended upgrades does not do anything

On Tuesday 04 April 2017 20:29:26 Gregor Zattler wrote:
> Hi Mark, debian users,
> * Mark Fletcher <mark27q1@xxxxxxxxx> [2017-04-03; 21:08]:
> > On Sat, Apr 01, 2017 at 06:04:16PM +0200, Gregor Zattler wrote:
> > There's another thread recently (during March, I think) on this mailing
> > list about the same subject. The gyst is you need to do a
> > dpkg-reconfigure unattended-upgrades after installation to create some
> > config files needed to make the upgrades actually happen.
> Yupp, I read this then and I did the dpkg-reconfigure to no
> avail.  On April 2nd at 11:19 local time I purged and reinstalled
> unattended-upgrades.  According to the log file
> unattended-upgrade run on April, 2nd at 11:20 local time but did
> not find anything to upgrade.  But actually there was a security
> announcement on March, 28th and when I do apt-get update; apt-get
> upgrade manually apt proposes to upgrade the eject package.  And:
> unattended upgrades did not run yesterday or today.
> This is all very strange.
> Ciao; Gregor

As the OP of the above mentioned earlier thread I should point out that I have 
not got unattended-upgrades working either.  But I only wanted it as a 
temporary solution, so I have given up.