Update manager pops up many times per day

Bug #1885566 reported by Albert Cardona on 2020-06-29
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

When the update manager pops up with relative minor updates, if I am working on something important, I close the updater window, and don't expect it to pop up again until the next day. This expectation comes from using Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 for some years. In Ubuntu 20.04, closing the update manager results in the update manager poping up again, multiple times (closing it multiple times), despite the settings being configured so that it only checks for updates once a day.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: update-manager 1:20.04.10.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-37.41-generic 5.4.41
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-37-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27.3
Architecture: amd64
CasperMD5CheckResult: skip
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Mon Jun 29 14:36:45 2020
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-06-24 (1465 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm-256color
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: update-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to focal on 2020-05-20 (40 days ago)

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