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

Julian Andres Klode jak at debian.org
Mon Feb 6 15:28:21 CET 2017

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...

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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