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CRON-APT(8) System Manager's Manual CRON-APT(8)


cron-apt — program to update the system using apt-get


cron-apt [configfile]


This manual page documents briefly the cron-apt command.

cron-apt is a program that uses the information in /etc/cron-apt/action.d/ as arguments to apt-get line by line in file order.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

Show summary of options.


Configuration can be done by editing /etc/cron-apt/config and by adding rules to /etc/cron-apt/action.d/ The variables that you can set in /etc/cron-apt/config is documented in the configuration example in /usr/share/doc/cron-apt/examples/config

From version 0.5.0 the optional FILTERCTRLM attribute is deprecated.


apt-get (1)

aptitude (1)


This manual page was written by Ola Lundqvist for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). This manual is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.