How To Auto Update Ubuntu Servers (with Email Notifications) · The Kernal
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If you are a tech savy Linux user, chances are you are self hosting a couple services on either your main machine, a Raspberry Pi, an older Laptop/PC, or even a VPS. I myself have a server seeding various Torrents, running a TOR relay, OpenVPN, and even Nextcloud. However, it can be a little annoying having to SSH into your server every day just to run a simple ‘apt update && apt upgrade’. Sometimes, you just want to set it and forget it. But luckily, if you’re like me and use Ubuntu for your servers, you can quite easily have automatic updates applied every day. So, I am going to show you how you can install and get automatic updates, with the ability to send notifications directly to your Email.

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