[kwlug-disc] my new favourite command

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Thu Dec 2 17:24:23 EST 2010


On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 03:36:51PM -0500, Chris Frey wrote:
> 
> What other new commands have people learned lately?

Yesterday I learned about apt-dater, which allows you to update a
large number of Debian/Ubuntu hosts in parallel. I have not tried it
yet but it looks awesome. 

aptitude/cron-apt + preseeding + apt-dater + puppet/chef +
apt-cacher-ng = holy grail? (Maybe not. Nagios/Munin/Zabbix/... is not
in that equation.) 

I feel quite hurt that KWLUG has been keeping this package a secret from
me for all these years. Why don't you tell me these things? I thought
we had a trusting relationship based on open communication. 

- Paul

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