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Debian unattended-upgrades does not upgrade all packages

I have installed the Debian unattended-upgrades package. It upgrades most, but not all packages. If I execute apt-get upgrade after it has run, a few more packages will be installed. Here's my ...
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Update ubuntu automatically

I have just started learning web server administration. I have noticed that I get this update message very often on Ubuntu: xx packages can be updated xx updates are security update When I see it I ...
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do automatic updates (unattended-upgrades) still work with third party repository?

If I install nginx from the nginx repository by appending the following to the end of the /etc/apt/sources.list file: deb http://nginx.org/packages/mainline/debian/ trusty nginx deb-src ...
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Will unattended-upgrades automatically fix shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?

I've got unattended-upgrades on ubuntu-12.04.5 set to automatically install security updates. Is that going to take care of shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?
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Automatic updates for NAT instances and SSH connections in a AWS VPC with private subnets

My current website architecture has two Ubuntu servers with public IPs in Rackspace Cloud. One of them is web and mysql server. The other one is for time-consuming calculations only. Both of them ...
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Mails by unattended-upgrades: How to ensure ASCII and avoid base64?

I'm using the combination of heirloom-mailx and ssmtp on Ubuntu servers of varying Ubuntu distribution to receive mailed reports from unattended-upgrades. One seemingly unpredictable behavior is that ...
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How to recreate /etc/cron.daily/apt?

On my Debian 6.0.8 system the /etc/cron.daily/apt file is missing. Therefore, unattended upgrades do not work. How can I recreate/fix /etc/cron.daily/apt?
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unattended-upgrades does not reboot

I am running Debian 7 stable with unattended-upgrades (every morning at 6 AM) to make sure I am always fully updated. I have the following config: $ cat /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades // ...
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Ubuntu unattended-upgrades stops apache

This morning i was alerted to the fact that both apache instances serving my app were not responding to requests from my load balancer. I attempted apachectl restart and it said apache was not ...
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Unattended upgrades doesn't upgrade (or does nothing at all)

I've been trying to make the package unattended-upgrades running under Debian GNU/Linux (7.0) with no success so far. The steps I have followed: Install unattended-upgrades Enable it sudo ...
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Ubuntu unattended upgrades to run at a certain time

I'm trying to work out the best way to run unattended upgrades every Thursday at 3am but can only see a way to run this weekly but not a given time. I thought of one way would be to have a script ...
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debian - running unattended-upgrades on a particular day of the week

We're running unattended-upgrades on debian squeeze, and would like it to run once a week, only on a Wednesday morning. To attempt this, we have set: APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "7" in ...
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Nginx and automatic updates

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.1 with unattended-upgrades configured for automatic security updates, and I installed Nginx by first adding deb http://nginx.org/packages/ubuntu/ lucid nginx deb-src ...
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Ubuntu: remotely disable upgrade?

I have a number of Ubuntu machines that have unattended-upgrades set up. I am running 11.10 and do not wish to update to 12.04. How can I disable the upgrade dialog (which still pops up after booting ...