auter - Prepare and apply updates

Property Value
Distribution Fedora 30
Repository Fedora Updates Testing i386
Package filename auter-1.0.0-1.fc30.noarch.rpm
Package name auter
Package version 1.0.0
Package release 1.fc30
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
License ASL 2.0
Maintainer -
Download size 32.00 KB
Installed size 50.47 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.fc30.noarch.rpm 1.0.0 noarch Fedora
auter-1.0.0-1.fc30.noarch.rpm 1.0.0 noarch Fedora
auter-1.0.0-1.fc30.noarch.rpm 1.0.0 noarch Fedora Updates Testing
auter - - -


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


Name Value
auter = 1.0.0-1.fc30
config(auter) = 1.0.0-1.fc30


Type URL
Binary Package auter-1.0.0-1.fc30.noarch.rpm
Source Package auter-1.0.0-1.fc30.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install auter rpm package:

# dnf --enablerepo=updates-testing install auter




2019-03-29 - Nick Rhodes <> 1.0.0-1
- #220 Introduce package dependant reboots using AUTOREBOOT option
- #215 Remove rpm and deb package build tests from travis
- #223 Parallelize the travis jobs
- #224/#225 Clean up ShellCheck warnings
2019-03-05 - Nick Rhodes <> 0.12.3-1
- #214 Log a machine readable status to the last-{prep,apply} output files
2019-02-12 - Nick Rhodes <> 0.12.2-1
- #207 check for process matching PID file content
2019-01-31 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.12.1-2
- Rebuilt for
2018-12-11 - Nick Rhodes <> 0.12.1-1
- Add max-delay option to override MAXDLAY via command line
- Redirect stderr to stdout and capture in APPLYOUTPUT variable
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

See Also

Package Description
autocorr-af- Afrikaans auto-correction rules
autocorr-bg- Bulgarian auto-correction rules
autocorr-ca- Catalan auto-correction rules
autocorr-cs- Czech auto-correction rules
autocorr-da- Danish auto-correction rules
autocorr-de- German auto-correction rules
autocorr-dsb- Lower auto-correction rules
autocorr-el- Greek auto-correction rules
autocorr-en- English auto-correction rules
autocorr-es- Spanish auto-correction rules
autocorr-fa- Farsi auto-correction rules
autocorr-fi- Finnish auto-correction rules
autocorr-fr- French auto-correction rules
autocorr-ga- Irish auto-correction rules
autocorr-hr- Croatian auto-correction rules