Source code for i3pystatus.updates.aptget

import os

from i3pystatus.core.command import run_through_shell
from i3pystatus.updates import Backend

[docs]class AptGet(Backend): """ Gets update count for Debian based distributions. This mimics the Arch Linux `checkupdates` script but with apt-get and written in python. """ @property def updates(self): cache_dir = "/tmp/update-cache-" + os.getenv("USER") if not os.path.exists(cache_dir): os.mkdir(cache_dir) command = "apt-get update -o Dir::State::Lists=" + cache_dir run_through_shell(command.split()) command = "apt-get upgrade -s -o Dir::State::Lists=" + cache_dir apt = run_through_shell(command.split()) out = apt.out.splitlines(True) out = "".join([line[5:] for line in out if line.startswith("Inst ")]) return out.count("\n"), out
Backend = AptGet if __name__ == "__main__": """ Call this module directly; Print the update count and notification body. """ print("Updates: {}\n\n{}".format(*Backend().updates))