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Re: Unattended Upgrades question

likcoras composed on 2018-10-16 15:35 (UTC+0900):

> john doe wrote:

>> I'll never  understand why being so drastic is a good idea when you can
>> simply disable it:

>> https://wiki.debian.org/UnattendedUpgrades

>> "Below is an example /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02periodic:
>> // Control parameters for cron jobs by /etc/cron.daily/apt-compat //

>> // Enable the update/upgrade script (0=disable)
>> APT::Periodic::Enable "1";"

> I would actually prefer getting rid of it completely instead of having 
> it around if I'm never going to use it on the machine. It's not that 
> large, but I (personally) try to keep the minimum possible package set 
> installed.


Less wasted bandwidth.
Less time spent updating.
Less primary storage space needed.
Less backup space needed.

Basic conservation principles.
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