[ubuntu-uk] Checking if a System restart is required

Tyler J. Wagner tyler at tolaris.com
Thu Apr 21 16:05:02 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 16:52 +0100, Paul Willis wrote:
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y
> ...my server it needs a reboot.

Of course, if you're doing it at the command line, it's pretty easy to
tell if a reboot is required. If the kernel upgraded, reboot. If not,
you don't have to.

No doubt someone on this list will correct me on the other packages that
trigger that output. Cueing them in 3 ... 2 ... 1 ...


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