[ubuntu-uk] How do I know when to reboot after upgrading Ubuntu Server?

Michael Holloway michael at thedarkwinter.com
Fri Jun 20 11:00:06 BST 2008

If you are doing a kernel upgrade you need to reboot. Any other updates
don't need a reboot, however you may need to restart the relevant
program that has been updated.

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 10:57 +0100, Andrew Oakley wrote:
> On the Hardy desktop, the update notification icon handily tells me when 
> I need to reboot my desktop for the updates to take effect.
> I also run another machine, a Hardy Server with no GUI.
> After I have performed apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade on the 
> server, how do I know whether or not I need to reboot please?
> -- 
> Andrew Oakley

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