BigFix Patch has now extended support to include non-security updates for Ubuntu 20.04

BigFix Patch is pleased to announce that it has extended support to include non-security Ubuntu updates for Ubuntu 20.04 on x86_64.

The new site called ‘Updates for Ubuntu 2004’ use apt-get, which is Ubuntu’s default package manager and contains content which has priority set to:

  • Extra
  • Standard
  • Important
  • Required

The packages marked as “Optional” are excluded due to the huge number of the content that would impact the performances (over 80.000 packages)

Supported repositories for Ubuntu 20.04 systems under this new site is :

• focal
• focal-updates

Actions to take:

The new site ‘Updates for Ubuntu 2004’ requires entitlement to any of the following licenses:

  • BigFix Remediate
  • BigFix Lifecycle
  • BigFix Compliance
  • BigFix Workspace / Workspace
  • BigFix Enterprise / Enterprise+

Subscribe to the ‘Updates for Ubuntu 2004’ site from the License Overview dashboard. This new site requires BigFix Client version 10 Patch 1 (10.0.1.41) or later.

Note: If the site is not showing in the License Overview dashboard, update your license from the dashboard by clicking on ‘Check for license update’, then run the BigFix Administration Tool (BFAdmin.exe).

Published Sites:

Updates for Ubuntu 2004, version 1

Application Engineering Team

BigFix