The process of applying, or files used to apply, improvements to a system or program. An update is typically encompasses minor changes and improvements, relative to an upgrade.

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Broken nvidia drivers on OpenSUSE 13.2

I'm having a hard time with my graphical drivers. I ran an update of the drivers, but it turned wrong and I'm longer able to log in. All I see is a "Oh Snap" message when I try to. I've had a few ...
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Is it worth to add a ppa instead of waiting for security updates from ubuntu?

Now that php have launch a new security update I have thought if it's worth to add a ppa that already have this security update or it's better to wait for ubuntu to release it? With the ppa you have ...
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Unable to update packages / Package manager crash (Ubuntu 14.04)

I've been having troubles installing updates lately. Updating via the Software Updater gave no list of packages, though it still said it had to download ~100MB worth of updates. The update failed as ...
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Apt-Dater: Error executing Error executing 'lsb_release -a'

I successfully deployed apt-dater (Debian-machine) and apt-dater-host (CentOS) to 2 different nodes via puppet. Now apt-dater is showing the new host, but the state is always "unknown". If I enter ...
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Update Hyper-V Server 2012 (free version) to r2

Is there any way to patch Hyper-V Server 2012 to Hyper-V Server 2012 R2? Or I need to download & install new version instead with manual VM migration? I tried to google it, but found answers ...
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HANA Upgrade / Lifecycle Manager not installed / installable

At the moment I try to install HANA SPS 11 on top of SPS 9 (upgrade) HANA was installed by a co-worker who is not with the company any more. First I tried to do the Upgrade via Eclipse -> right ...
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Automate Windows update on multiple Virtual servers

hope you guys can help. I work for a tech support company that manages servers for many clients in a virtual environment. We personally host about half the clients, while the others have onsite ...
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MediaWiki not displaying style — “Internal error”

I just upgraded a MediaWiki installation from version 1.25.x to 1.26.1, but now the styling information is not displaying. Hence, the page displays all text-like without the links column at the left. ...
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Update CentOS from DVD without internet

How to install and update packages from DVD which I mounted? What I do so far is to mount the DVD. #mount -r -t iso9660 /dev/sr0 /mnt/DVD So now is there a way to update it automatic all packets ...
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YUM attempt to install instead of update MySQL packages

I have a doubt about the difference between install and Upgrade message with YUM Update. I have 2 servers with MySQL 5.6.25 installed on then "Server A" and "Server B". When I run the command: YUM ...
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Issue when trying to run command “YUM Update” Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)

I'm trying to run the update command with yum: yum update I get the follwing message: [root@commerce-dbs-tes-1 ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Update Process Loading mirror ...
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How do companies handle the need for different Java requirements on the same user?

In our company, we use GPOs to push software updates such as Java updates. We have about 150 users in different offices located in different countries, all using Windows 7. We have a few ...
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How to remove last updates on Windows Server 2012 if it does not boot now?

We have bought new VPS and I am trying to install it as we need it - Windows Server 2012 R2 x64. There are quite many things we want to install and I am working on this for several days already. The ...
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WSUS: determine if there are still updates pending on a server?

I was wondering if there's a way to monitor how much updates there are still pending on a server? Let me give some background; we have 2 application servers. One of them is the database server and ...
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Sending IOS .bin file to Cisco 3750 Catalyst Using TeraTerm (xmodem)

I want to Update my Cisco 3750 Catalyst IOS. I don't have a LAN Connection with the Switch,just Console Cable, so I'm using xmodem and Tera Term to send the .bin file to switch. When I go to Tera ...
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ezjail: “partially completed upgrade”

I just updated FreeBSD to 10.2 and after trying to update my jails through ezjail I get the following : ezjail-admin update -u Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 5 mirrors found. Fetching ...
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apt-get upgrade with exceptions

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have let it get quite out of date with packages that need updating. There are a couple of packages I don't want to upgrade like tomcat, php etc.. but I am not sure how I ...
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Update CoreOS in offline mode - is it possible?

Is it possible to update CoreOS in offline mode? My CoreOS cluster does not have access to Internet, so is it possible to get the new CoreOS image and apply it as an update in someway?
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yum update minor versions only

On my server I am running Gitlab community edition for my development repositories and today I found a error that was caused by my yum update cronjob. What happened is that an update from 7.x to 8.x ...
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Ways to manage & automate Chromium & Firefox updates & releases for Windows clients?

Given the privacy concerns & data stealing via Chrome & Microsoft browsers, we'd like to do this for our Windows client machines. Here I am specifically asking about Firefox & Chromium ...
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Kali linux Source lists fails

I am trying to update kali linux via the offical source_lists while when i do sudo apt-get update it fails saying W: Failed to fetchThe source list is as follows :- in /etc/apt/sources.list: ...
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Apply Hotfix/Update in Xen Center

I noticed that hotfix XS65ESP1013 was just issues for xenserver 6.5. I want to apply the update through Xen Center, NOT CLI. What are the proper steps for updating through xen center? I currently ...
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HP ML310e Update firmware IP v1.4 - Error

I'm trying to update firmware via the HP intelligent provisioning but it keeps returning with the error 'unable to connect to update server'. Pretty sure the router/fw is OK. What's the issue?
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Something like WSUS but for Cisco routers?

A Windows Update Server will automatically download Windows updates/patches to a central repository and then the admin can pick and choose which patches to push out to Windows servers. Is there a ...
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Gitlab omnibus update error (8.0.1 to 8.0.2)

I have a fresh install Gitlab server on CentOS 7 server. And when i try to update sudo yum install gitlab-ce the package to the version 8.0.2 i have an error: ... truncated ... ...
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yum check update returning multiple versions in order [closed]

Will yum check-update return list of available versions to be upgraded to in some order (ascending or descending). Thanks
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How to Run Updates Xenserver 6.5 Free Edition

I recently installed the free version of xenserver 6.5. Right now I can run updates through xencenter which is simple and easy. I've been reading though and I've come across a few articles mentioning ...
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Apache and Ngnix configuration files are replaced upon patching [closed]

I am using Apache and Ngnix on a CentOS 6.x machine. I run into the problem that when patching either of these services using yum update, default configuration files are rewritten into the ...
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IBM - Kernel problems [closed]

I bought an IBM x3850 and wanted to install Ubuntu on it. Then it said, that it can not find hard drives... After some time i figured out that I need to type in the kernel parameter iommu=soft. The ...
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Update of SpamAssassin

We're running SA as a filter to Postfix and just completed an update (of SA) from 3.3.2 to 3.4.1. The spamassassin, spamd, and spamc executables have all been verified as the newer version. ...
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How to make Java auto-update for small organization with non admin users?

I'm stuck with an issue regarding Java which is a real pain in my ass. I'm managing small office networks where I get great results using AD and GPO to set everything up and automated. In each of ...
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Identifying cached JNLP applications via batch script

I am attempting to script a solution to install JRE 7 only to systems that run a particular JavaWS application. Essentially the current application requires Java 6 and the upgrade will break ...
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Configure puppet/foreman to update multiple servers

I just managed to install foreman on CentOS 7 and connected 4 agents to the puppet master, I was wondering if it is possible and how to update all 4 ubuntu servers at once and what will be the safest ...
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Rebooting a production CentOS 6 server that's been up for 365 days

I noticed today when running uptime that my server has been up for exactly 365 days. Which led me to google "should I periodically reboot my server". Which led me to the knowledge that YES, I should ...
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Update Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server to Yosemite

I have a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: MacPro5,1) running OS X 10.6.8. The machine serves to the web a couple of MySQL databases (v. 5.0.92) as well as a Redmine installation (with a Subversion ...
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A large number of JetDirect firmware updates - what issues do they address?

HP recently released a large number of firmware updates for JetDirect devices. There is no changelog provided. Curiously, many obsolete (e.g., 802.11b) devices are in the list, and the last time a ...
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What can go wrong with yum update? [closed]

I have to update a server this weekend and the process goes with yum update. I have made tests in virtual machines but I am not sure what can go wrong in a real production environment. The server ...
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Windows Update causing server meltdown

A failed windows update caused my Windows Server 2012 R2 install to have a meltdown. Update package: Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-OC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384 failed and every ...
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mysql password automatically sets to blank after package update

This is strange as I never personally experienced this except in our servers. Whenever we do package updates with mysql packages included in the updates, mysql password is set to empty password and we ...
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WSUS - explanation for why some WSUS-based updates fail but no failures when using Microsofts update

The issue is a little hard to accurate articulate in the title. Background: I'm setting up a WSUS hierarchy for a client (but starting with one server first). There are thousands of updates to ...
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How to update a Dell server when the Dell Server Update Utility ISO is 11GB?

We have a stack of old Dell R610s. we need to update the BIOS and drivers, but the servers have no OS on them, and the Dell downloads page only has windows executables for the various updaters. We ...
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How can I update nginx to lastest stable version?

I'm using a CentOS 6.6 Linux server and I have nginx 1.7.3 Installed on it . How Can I update Nginx to latest stable version (Nginx 1.8) ?
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MSSQL Update: Backup-Restore vs Detach-Attach (different new servers and different new disks)

I am amidst of migrating an SQL Server 2005 database to an SQL Server 2012. Both environments are on different servers, and they both have different separated disks for the datafiles and logfiles. My ...
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Update the container of a service in Amazon ECS

What kind of approach is recommended for updating the container of a service which is running in Amazon ECS? The AWS documentation says: "If you have updated the Docker image of your application, you ...
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Bug in Mailman version 2.1.18-1

In their zeal to counter spam, both AOL.com and Yahoo.com - and possibly some other big players - changed their email reception policies which effectively cut off their customer's ability to receive ...
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“Failed to initialize PAL.” while upgrading an LSI 9211-8i to IT?

When attempting to flash my LSI SAS 9211-8i card on my ASUS H87I-PLUS LGA 1150 Intel H87 Mini ITX Motherboard, I was able to get through all of the instructions until I was finally ready to flash, ...
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WSUS not downloading updates (timeout)

Windows Server 2012 Standard 64-bit. When I start the WSUS service this error shows up in Event Viewer: The WSUS content directory is not accessible. System.Net.WebException: The remote server ...
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Random XEN guests do not boot complaining disk not found

Performed the latest Citrix XEN Server 6.2 updates, skipping anything related to 6.5. Everything seemed normal after fixing GrubConf.py except that a few random Windows Servers would not start. ...
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What happens when you update PHP while your server is running?

I'm serving files with Apache and PHP-FPM via FCGI. When I run yum update on a live server, what happens when PHP gets updated? I can imagine three scenarios: php-fpm is stopped, then restarted ...
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Constantly increasing semaphores - Apache 2.2.29 with Siteminder Webagent

We recently updated a Redhat Linux server running several instances of Apache 2.2.27 to 2.2.29. All the instances are runing the Siteminder webagent (12.3.11). Since the update the number of ...