update-notifier on Sid and Etch

Posted by wjl on Jun 22, 2006 2:19 PM EDT
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Interesting to see that now automatic system updates pop up once a day in Debian, at least in the ‘testing’ and ‘unstable’ flavours, better known as ‘Etch’ and ‘Sid’.

First I saw that on Ubuntu, and I thought: now that is end-user friendly. And unlike its proprietary counterparts, these updates don’t only care for your operating system, but for all of your applications as well, which shows how amazing free software really is.

You can see it in action here, and as always on our pages, you can right-click the image to view it in full size (cropped to 800×600 by me):

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