Silverblue automatically downloading updates

Hi!
I wonder if there is a way that in Fedora Silverblue the updates would be automatically downloaded (without the need to click ‘‘download updates’’ in gnome software)?
Then when shutting down and on again the machine, next boot brings all updates…
Thanks!

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According to Updates, Upgrades & Rollbacks :: Fedora Docs

OS updates in Silverblue are fully integrated into the desktop; you will be automatically notified when an update is available. The standard behavior is to automatically download the update (this can be changed from the update preferences in Software).

Once an update is ready, it is just a matter of rebooting to start using the new version. There is no waiting for the update to be installed during this reboot.

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Hi!
Yes sure gnome software is ‘‘notifing’’ that updates are available.
But i wonder if gnome software could by itself without asking download each update in the background, so that without any user interaction a reboot brings into the new image each time.
Is there a way i could enable that specific behaviour???

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@yusssufff At the moment you can’t because Discover and GNOME Software also does not support rpm-ostree so from software center, you can make updates of Flatpaks and dependencies etc.

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For non silver blue for fedora workstation server you can set it up like that.
As far as i know automatic update can be enabled

# dnf install dnf-automatic

Next up is configuring the dnf-automatic updates. The configuration file is located at /etc/dnf/automatic.conf . Once you have opened the file, you can to set the required values to fit your software requirements.
Set upgrade type default or security

# systemctl enable --now dnf-automatic.timer

man rpm-ostreed.conf will give you info on how to edit /etc/rpm-ostreed.conf to do auto- updates.

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