Linked by Mike Reed on Tue 22nd Apr 2003 19:02 UTC
Red Hat I keep reading all these tales of woe of people having bad experiences with Linux. Sure, I've had my own bad experiences, across many an OS, but just lately I've been running a Red Hat Linux 9 desktop full-time at home and have yet to run into any major issue. What follows is an overview of my personal experiences with Linux. But first, a bit about me.
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apt4rpm update script
by gml on Tue 22nd Apr 2003 19:57 UTC

i run this nightly:

[/etc/cron.daily/update]
#!/bin/sh
#Add yourself to wheel
#if this is a desktop installation: apt-get synaptic
#workaround for db2 race condition
rm /var/lib/rpm/__db.00*
apt-get -y update
apt-get -y upgrade
apt-get -y clean
#up2date --nox -u > /dev/null
find / -mount -perm -04000 -exec chgrp wheel {} ;
find / -mount -perm -04000 -exec chmod 4750 {} ;
#/usr/bin/reboot