I want all updates to be automatic

It’s a pain to manually update templates every time. Can’t I do it automatically?

Yes you can… just add a cron job to update your templates using the commands outlined here and here.

In short, the commands are:

sudo qubesctl --show-output state.sls update.qubes-dom0

(for dom0), and:

sudo qubesctl --show-output --skip-dom0 --templates state.sls update.qubes-vm

to update all other templates.

EDIT: you probably don’t want --show-output in a cron job, so omit that. You get the idea…


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