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I have made a .deb package which I have hosted on an Apache server. People can do apt-get install from repository.

But I want the software to automatically get updates and show a notification for the update as well or ask permission to update.

I want the feature to be a standard that every major software for Ubuntu follows.How can I implement this feature for my software?

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Have you thought about packaging your application as a PPA? See: help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PPA –  Arthur Aug 5 '13 at 16:40

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