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5Nov/090

Naigos Plugin: Check for packages to update in Debian/Ubuntu

Over the years I have manages a lot of systems, mostly debian based. The thing I really hate about having a lot of standalone systems is updating software. I am really bad at keeping track of new updates and I really dont want to have a cron script running to send me a email every day. Below is a script I used as a plugin for nagios.

The Script: check_for_updates.pl