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

Adam Funk a24061 at ducksburg.com
Wed Apr 27 12:44:35 UTC 2011


On 2011-04-27, Colin Law wrote:

> On 27 April 2011 13:06, Adam Funk <a24061 at ducksburg.com> wrote:
>> I really wish aptitude or
>> at least the GUI update manager would warn me *in advance* when a
>> package upgrade will require a reboot, as it can be very inconvenient
>> to find out afterwards when you're in the middle of something.
>
> When this happens is it necessary to reboot fairly urgently or is it
> ok to delay this till a convenient time.  In other words is there a
> significant difference between delaying the update because it will ask
> for a reboot, and delaying the update itself.

ITYM "between delaying the update because ..., and delaying the reboot
itself"?

I'd like to know this too.  Maybe I'm too paranoid about rebooting
*right away* when it tells me to.




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