A system update is an integral part of an operating system. During most of the time users get notified about the new system updates and after installing them, they get extra feature and bug fixes in their operating system.
Some users are happy with the performance and don’t want to upgrade while some are always keen to upgrade their system with the latest feature and applications. So, in this article, you’ll get to know about how to enable and disable automatic system updates in Ubuntu 14.04.
Steps to enable or disable automatic system updates:
Step 1: First go to your Unity dash and type: ‘software and update”, you may see “software & updates” icon. Just click on that icon to open.
Step 2: Now on the software and updates window, go to “Updates” tab.
Step 3: Under updates tab, Select “Automatically check for updates” to “Daily” & “when there are security updates” to “Download and install automatically” from the drop-down list. As shown in the image below.
Step 4: You may also have to provide your password when you attempt any change to the software repository settings. Just type your password and press “Authenticate” button.
Step 5: Finally click on “Recommended updates (trusty updates)” and then click on close button.
Step 6: In the same way you can disable automatic system updates by select “Automatically check for updates” to “Never”.
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