Question About Remote Updates

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Mar 25 10:15:05 UTC 2012

Jay Ridgley wrote:
> I have two systems that I maintain remotely using apt-get
> check/update/upgrade (each run separately) via ssh. Why do I not get
> a message about restarting the system even though the update
> packages listing that I get contain information that a new kernel is
> available?

What type of message would you expect?

> I get this series of messages:
> cdjsys at ursa:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages have been kept back:
>    linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic ubufox
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
> How can I install these?

sudo apt-get install linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic ubufox


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