Upgraded packages that require a restart

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 11 08:27:24 UTC 2010

On 11 October 2010 09:21, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> On 11 October 2010 09:13, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I think the OP was asking how he could tell in advance whether a
>> reboot would be required.  Possibly he wants to delay updates that
>> would require a re-boot.
> Indeed. On OSX each update which requires a reboot has a little icon
> next to it, so you know which ones to avoid if you don't want to
> restart.
> Filed a bug anyway to get it on their radar, even if it's just a wishlist.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager-core/+bug/658169

As a corollary to this if I perform an update which asks for a re-boot
but it is not convenient so to do at the moment, so I say Restart
Later, is there any risk of the PC mis-behaving before I do restart?
In other words is it definitely advisable to re-boot as soon as


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