unattended-upgrades works fine, I get daily updates, but once in a while, when I open aptitude, I realize backports packages are not automatically upgraded.

This happens on two different machines (desktop and server), both Debian Jessie.

Anything wrong in my config?


Unattended-Upgrade::Origins-Pattern {


deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main
deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ jessie-updates main
deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ jessie-backports main

1 Answer 1


Change the backports entry to

"o=Debian Backports,n=jessie-backports,l=Debian Backports";

BTW, with

unattended-upgrades -v -d

you can see which sources are "allowed" for unattended-upgrades.


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