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Setup Cron To Auto Update Ubuntu

Posted by Weston Ganger

Setting up auto-updates is a pretty useful feature. Heres how to do it on ubuntu.


First edit your crontab file as sudo


sudo crontab -e


Next add the following entry in the editor that came up


# This will run at 1:00AM Nightly (min hour day day-of-month month day-of-week)
0 1 * * * /usr/bin/apt-get update && /usr/bin/apt-get -y upgrade >> /var/log/apt/myupdates.log


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Article Topic:Software Development - Linux

Date:August 13, 2015

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