How can I switch on the option to be notified for a new Ubuntu version, which you usually find in

Dash --> System Settings --> Software & Updates --> Updates --> Notify me of a new Ubuntu version`

from command line to never?

  • Try sudo nano /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades. – mikewhatever Jun 10 '16 at 22:18
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    @mikewhatever thank you for this. Can you make an answer based on using sed to do it all automatically without manual editing? – Xu Wang Jun 15 '16 at 4:28

Here is how you can do it from command line.

sudo sed -i 's/=lts/=never/g' /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades

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