auter - Prepare and apply updates

Property Value
Distribution Fedora 29
Repository Fedora i386
Package filename auter-0.12-1.fc29.noarch.rpm
Package name auter
Package version 0.12
Package release 1.fc29
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
License ASL 2.0
Maintainer -
Download size 31.17 KB
Installed size 48.43 KB
auter (optionally) pre-downloads updates and then runs automatically on a
set schedule, optionally rebooting to finish applying the updates.


Package Version Architecture Repository
auter-1.0.0-1.fc29.noarch.rpm 1.0.0 noarch Fedora Updates
auter-1.0.0-1.fc29.noarch.rpm 1.0.0 noarch Fedora Updates
auter-0.12-1.fc29.noarch.rpm 0.12 noarch Fedora
auter - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/bash -
crontabs -
dnf -


Name Value
auter = 0.12-1.fc29
config(auter) = 0.12-1.fc29


Type URL
Binary Package auter-0.12-1.fc29.noarch.rpm
Source Package auter-0.12-1.fc29.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install auter rpm package:

# dnf install auter




2018-07-12 - Paolo Gigante <> 0.12-1
- Added --skip-all-scripts to skip the executions of all custom scripts
- Added --skip-scripts-by-phase to skip the executions of custom scripts for the specified phase
- Added --skip-scripts-by-phase to skip the executions of custom scripts by name
- Added man page for auter.conf
- Updated auter.aptModule to reflect changes in auter.yumdnfModule
- added no-wall option
- Fix for --status when run as non-root user
- Logs auter output in /var/lib/auter/ when no updates are available
- Minor improvements to rotation of output files in /var/lib/auter/
2018-03-16 - Nick Rhodes <> 0.11-5
- Hotfix for the AUTOREBOOT issue
2018-03-16 - Paolo Gigante <> 0.11-4
- Updated documentation and references to include apt for Ubuntu/debian
- Removed debugging message that was printed during apt update
- Added "Valid Options" in auter.conf
- Added the pre/post prep directories in auter.conf
- Added retention and rotation for last-prep-output and last-apply-output files in /var/lib/auter
- Corrected file permissions for the auter-postreboot cron file
- Added --stdout option to force output to stdout even if there is no active tty
- Added a package manager lock file check before prep and apply functions call the package manager
- Improved checks to confirm prepared patches are still required
- Adjusted some string arguments to arrays for better handling
2017-10-30 - Paolo Gigante <> 0.10-1
- Added pre and post prep script hooks
- Added a pidfile and process check to --status
- Added a auter success log with a last run timestamp
- Clear pidfile if the process is no longer running when disabling auter
- Added auter.aptModule for ubuntu/debian support
2017-03-09 - Piers Cornwell <> 0.9-1
- Capture package manager output
- Document the auter --reboot cron job
- Remove last-update file
- Add description text to the lock file
- Add error checking during prep
- Split out package manager specific code
2016-11-14 - Piers Cornwell <> 0.8-1
- Release version 0.8

See Also

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authselect-compat-1.0.1-2.fc29.i686.rpm Tool to provide minimum backwards compatibility with authconfig
authselect-devel-1.0.1-2.fc29.i686.rpm Development libraries and headers for authselect
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