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Enable Automatic Security Updates in Remote Ubuntu 12.04

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http://ubuntuguide.net – This tutorial shows how to automatically download and install security updates in remote Ubuntu 12.04. If you manage remote ubuntu via ssh, follow the steps: 1. ssh to remote ubuntu, and install unattended-upgrades by: sudo apt-get install unattended-upgrades 2. Run sudo dpkg-reconfigure unattended-upgrades say “yes” to the prompt to enable automatic security updates. If there’s a desktop environment: Head to Ubuntu Software Center -> Edit -> SoftWare Sources -> Updates tab, set “When there are security updates” to “Download and install automatically&# (HowTos)