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

James Tait james.tait at wyrddreams.org
Sat Jun 21 00:39:12 BST 2008

>> 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?

I believe you can check for the presence of /var/run/reboot-required.
It will be there after kernel upgrades, for example.


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