Firstly thank you to everybody that contributes to Elementary OS, what a great product.
Please help, I have limited bandwidth which is costly where I am. I have tried numerous ways of disabling the automatic background downloading of updates:
- I've uninstalled the unattended-upgrades package and Appcenter
- I've removed all the files that seem to be related to Apt from the /etc/cron.daily | .weekly and .monthly folders.
- I've removed /usr/lib/apt/apt.systemd.daily
- I've run: systemctl stop apt-daily.timer systemctl disable apt-daily.timer systemctl daemon-reload
Still when I run apt upgrade I notice that package updates have been downloaded, they are not installed, but the "Need to get xx MB/xxx MB of archives" message reflects that the archives are being downloaded somehow in the background.
I realise that this is a good practice, but it costs me money and I need to be able to update only when convenient.
Thank you so much in advance.