Package "update-notifier"

Name: update-notifier


Daemon which notifies about package updates

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Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


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Version: 2022-07-05 21:45:53 UTC

  update-notifier ( focal; urgency=medium

  [ Brian Murray ]
  * data/notify-reboot-required: check to see if canonical-livepatch is
    installed and enabled. In the event that it is and it says a reboot is
    required do not update reboot-required files so that only one reboot
    message appears in the message of the day. (LP: #1747499)

 -- Olivier Gayot <email address hidden> Mon, 25 Apr 2022 16:02:40 +0200

Source diff to previous version
1747499 98-reboot-required and Interaction with livepatch

Version: 2021-12-14 21:07:39 UTC

  update-notifier ( focal; urgency=medium

  [ Dan Bungert]
  * Adjust update-notifier-crash.service so that the report process is not
    killed before it has a chance to act (LP: #1821412)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Thu, 02 Dec 2021 16:19:19 -0800

Source diff to previous version
1821412 \

Version: 2021-08-18 17:06:20 UTC

  update-notifier ( focal; urgency=medium

  * Sleep for up to an hour in the background in order to spread the load
    of checking for release updates on the Ubuntu infrastructure
    (LP: #1836475)

 -- Dave Jones <email address hidden> Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:01:11 +0100

Source diff to previous version
1836475 [SRU] update-notifier-common weekly cron job runs at the same time for all computers across the globe

Version: 2021-06-08 10:06:25 UTC

  update-notifier ( focal; urgency=medium

  * debian/control: add lsb-release to the update-notifier-common depends as
    it is used by apt-cdrom-check. (LP: #1927996)
  * data/apt_check.py
    - Only show esm-apps alerts on lts and non-esm distros (LP: #1926990)
    - Update esm-infra alert for distros on ESM mode
    - Show message with number of upgradable packages even if that
      number is zero (LP: #1926819)
    - Get distro name and version directly from /etc/os-release
    - Fallback to lsb_release command if there are any problems using
      /etc/os-release as source of information
    - Show esm-apps status header when running on LTS distro that
      has not yet entered Extended Security Maintenance

 -- Lucas Moura <email address hidden> Fri, 14 May 2021 16:02:18 -0300

Source diff to previous version
1927996 /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt_check.py:FileNotFoundError:/usr/lib/update-notifier/apt_check.py@16:check_output:run:__init__:_execute_child
1926990 update-notifier should not alert users about esm-apps in a ESM machine
1926819 Empty MOTD on up-to-date systems (includes fix)

Version: 2021-04-29 22:06:21 UTC

  update-notifier ( focal; urgency=medium

  * data/apt_check.py:
    - Add support to handle packages from ESM Apps in addition to ESM Infra
      and only display alerts if the distro is ESM. (LP: #1924766)
    - Do not display a count of ESM packages if the system does not have ESM
      enabled. (LP: #1883315)
    - Make distinction between standard security updates and ESM updates
      when performing package counts. (LP: #1926208)
    - use 'applied' instead of 'installed', redact 0 of these updates are
      security updates, and correct singular messages
  * data/backend_helper.py:
    - fix pyflakes test
  * debian/control: Add a dependency on python3-distro-info.

 -- Lucas Moura <email address hidden> Thu, 22 Apr 2021 18:56:22 -0300

1924766 update-notifier does not handle ESM Apps in the apt-check script
1883315 Showing esm update as installable when esm is disabled
1926208 standard security upgrade counts should not include ESM packages

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