Debian - get an email when updates are available with cron-apt


Install cron-apt : # apt-get install cron-apt

Edit its config files : # vim /etc/cron-apt/config

You basically just need this in the config : MAILTO="" MAILON="upgrade"

cron-apt runs every night at 4AM (see /etc/cron.d/cron-apt)

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