[Whonix-devel] disabling apt-timer, sudo systemctl mask apt-timer sane?

Patrick Schleizer patrick-mailinglists at whonix.org
Mon Feb 6 16:43:00 CET 2017

Julian Andres Klode:
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 01:20:00PM +0000, Patrick Schleizer wrote:
>> Is it an okay idea to disable apt-timer? I.e. 'sudo systemctl mask
>> apt-timer'? Or is there some adverse effect?
> I assume you mean apt-daily.timer? We don't ship an apt-timer.service...

Right, that's what I meant.

I meant 'sudo systemctl mask apt-daily', my mistake.

> You'd break unattended-upgrades if installed. And of course the
> other APT::Periodic options. I don't think it does anything
> by default, though.

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