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Old 07-16-2007, 09:39 AM   #1
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Turning off Auto Updates

After using Suse for awhile, I learned my leason... Dont update the system unless you absolutely need to. One of the issues with SuSe was the complete lack to go backwords if an update caused a system crash.

Now that I am running (and am happy) with Fedora 7, I want to take this new knowledge to heart. I either want to insure a way to return the system back to a normal state (without backing up) or I want to simply disable the auto updates.

Old 07-16-2007, 02:27 PM   #2
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If you do disable auto updates, watch the changelog for updates that you REALLY need, IE security related ones
Old 07-16-2007, 07:02 PM   #3
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You can disable auto updates by disabling or uninstalling yum-updatesd.


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