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Old 11-02-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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Automatic Updates in Suse 11.2 (11.3 too?) fix


Not sure about everyone else, but my SuSE 11.2 auto update feature in Yast doesnt update squat. Here's my solution for anyone who has the same issue:

open your crontab

Code:
crontab -e
1) press i, to go into insert mode
2) type the following line:

Code:
1 0 * * * zypper --non-interactive update --auto-agree-with-licenses
3) press esc to leave insert mode
4) type :wq to save and quit.

This will run zypper every night at 1 minute past midnight and update all packages without asking for confirmation and without bothering you for the licenses like adobe acrobat license..flash player license, etc...

If anyone has way to improve upon this, this would be a great place to put them!
 
Old 11-02-2010, 06:45 PM   #2
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its not too healthy keeping your pc on all night,you know that?
 
Old 11-02-2010, 07:34 PM   #3
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Dave...*forhead slap

this is an argument that neither side can really prove if its better to leave it on or of over night. It's easy enough to change the time in the cron job though.

Rich
 
  


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