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keep fedora up to date using apt

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if you want to automate fedora keeping up to date, and you use apt (as in apt-get)

 

then try this (as root)

 

vi /etc/cron.daily/apt.sh

 

 

then paste the following into the blank file

 

#!/bin/sh
apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y

 

now save the file and make it executable

 

chmod +x apt.sh

 

to test it try doing this

 

sh /etc/cron.daily/apt.sh

 

and you'll see something like the following:

 

 

[root@localhost cron.daily]# sh /etc/cron.daily/apt.sh

Get:1 http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386 release [2139B]

Fetched 2139B in 0s (4712B/s)

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/core pkglist

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/core release

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/updates pkglist

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/updates release

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/freshrpms pkglist

Hit http://ayo.freshrpms.net fedora/linux/3/i386/freshrpms release

Reading Package Lists... Done

Building Dependency Tree... Done

Reading Package Lists... Done

Building Dependency Tree... Done

The following packages have been kept back

  libpostproc mplayer sylpheed

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 removed and 3 not upgraded.

[root@localhost cron.daily]#

 

cheers

 

anyweb

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