Get summary of updateable packages on Debian/Ubuntu machines using salt stack

salt -G 'os_family:Debian' ' /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check --human-readable'

By: hinnerk
2013-06-22 22:55:04

What Others Think

surely apt-get update/apt-get upgrade would do the same?
jedifu · 279 weeks and 5 days ago
Let me cite from this site: ?If you can do better? ? go on, show us how.
hinnerk · 201 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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