Disabling the Ubuntu auto update dialog

I’ve lived with the Ubuntu auto-update dialog on my MythTV box for quite a while. Tonight I did a quick search to see how to disable it.

Thanks to this link:

… I discovered that turning off the update dialog was quick and easy. Just do:

gconftool -s --type bool /apps/update-notifier/auto_launch false

You don’t even need a sudo, since it’s just changing your user’s config.

No more popups obscuring MythTV! When something is annoying, a ten second web search can be a good thing.

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