This is because my internet traffic is limited by ISP and it's free only during a specific period throughout the day (2:00am-7:00am). I've set windows update setting to check for updates but notify me before downloading in order to prevent it from automatically using up my traffic. But then I have to manually tell it when to start downloading.
My naming convention for directories and archives which involve backing up certain files and staging updates for applications in /opt involves including the day's date. Just to make my life a tad bit easier, I figured I could use a cron job to automatically contain the day's date in a variable which automatically updates itself when the date changes.
Previously, for years whenever a security update was available it would pop up instantly. Even when they were pushed in the middle of the night and I was still on the computer. For some reason since I switched to 14.04, I have to manually load up the software updater for the updates to pop up or they never will. I am using Xubuntu but it does the same thing on Ubuntu.
In previous posts weve seen how to Enable automatic security update in Debian/Ubuntu and in Red hat enterprise or Centos 6, recently Ive started to work with the new Red Hat Enterprise 7 and Ive noticed that there are some interesting changes in the way this system can be set to auto update.An example ?In Red Hat/Centos 6 you could not set which kind of update youd like to
I'm a bit on a loss here. Since WP 3.7 you can update your wordpress automatically. Since then it's more hit and miss on several servers here. I would like to understand, if it is enough to enable automatic updates described here and how this would work without a cron job.