automatic installation of security (and other) upgrades
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can download and install security upgrades automatically and
unattended, taking care to only install packages from the
configured APT source, and checking for dpkg prompts about
configuration file changes. All output is logged to
This script is
the backend for the APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade option
and designed to be run from cron (e.g. via
accepts the following options:
extra debug output into
Just simulate installing
updates, do not actually do it
The configuration is done via the apt configuration mechanism.
The default configuration file can be found at
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