Originally Posted by Evolution Host
It's definitely a good idea to configure automatic updates if possible, for example using Unattended Upgrades (Debian/Ubuntu).
Auto-updates are not so good as they seem to be. We have auto-updated our Ubuntu OS just yesterday and gotten an error, so we were supposed to restore the previous version. This is widely known, that sometimes updates may consist some bugs and error, so the most part of users prefer to install updates themselves after a few days test of new OS version.