Nov 17 2011

Ubuntu: Disable Automatic Updates via Console

Automatic Updates are done by a scheduled job (via /etc/cron.daily/apt) to automatically update the package list, upgrade packages, etc. and notifications to the user about available updates.

Some ‘sensitive’ machines need to be updated manually, to have full control of the packages that will be affected during the process.
Disable the Automatic Update configured in Ubuntu is immediate.
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