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0answers
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My system won't update 404 error [on hold]

I get a 404 error when trying to do system updates on my Ubuntu system but my internet connection is fine. What can I do to do my system updates also its not just system updates, i also can't install ...
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1answer
199 views

How to configure GRUB loader after apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a box with Ubuntu 12.04, and just did a apt-get upgrade. I'm presented with a dialogue to update my GRUB bootloader, but with the following message: The GRUB boot loader was previously ...
1
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1answer
226 views

Ubuntu apt-get update vs upgrade

I have a VPS with Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I want maximal stability of my server, which's main purpose is a webserver. What are difference between Update and Upgrade? I can't understand difference. As ...
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2answers
37 views

Upgrading Ubuntu Server to a recent version would update PHP too? This result in any problems? [closed]

I use Ubuntu Server 10.04 and PHP 5.3.2, if I upgrade the server to a more recent version, the PHP would update too? Would this process result in some problem in the settings of PHP, like previously ...
3
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3answers
386 views

Is it usually safe to run “apt-get upgrade” (in terms of stability) on a production server?

I often log into my Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (with Postgres 9.2.4 running with live production data) and see something akin to: 4 packages can be updated. 4 updates are security updates. This happens ...
2
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2answers
69 views

Update ubuntu server to the state of one week ago

I want to have the ubuntu updates on the production servers after they working one week on the staging servers. If I make apt-get update && apt-get upgrade on the production servers after a ...
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1answer
388 views

can't update ubuntu, unreachable repositories [closed]

My Ubuntu install can't reach the repository urls archive.ubuntu.com and ca.archive.ubuntu.com. I've tried updating through the command line and the update manager. Are they laggy lately or down? ...
0
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0answers
475 views

Ubuntu 10.04 Server w/ root on LVM2, Cannot boot after kernel update

I am running an Ubuntu 10.04 Server with root on a md raid 5 / LVM2 volume. After a kernel update, boot hangs at initramfs saying it gave up waiting for root, "ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/##..## does ...
4
votes
1answer
92 views

How to determine whether I need to restart due to upgrades on Ubuntu?

When I use apt to update my system (e.g. run sudo aptitude full-upgrade) it sometimes installs updates that require reboots. This applies esp. for kernel (security) updates. I can sometimes see this ...
3
votes
1answer
80 views

What is the way to update /lib/modules after copying disk to a different system?

I have transferred the disk of a a Hardyvirtual machine to another virtual machine with a different kernel but there is no equivalent of /lib/modules// on disk. How can the /lib/modules of the new ...
0
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1answer
389 views

Replace PHP installed via package manager with self compiled version

On a Ubuntu 10.10 vm I installed PHP 5.3 via package manager (installed the whole lamp stack via tasksel install lamp) for quickly testing some project. Now I need a newer version, PHP 5.4 beta, ...
6
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3answers
2k views

How to get the number of available updates on an Ubuntu system as a normal user

I need this for a simple monitoring script which i don't want to run as root...
0
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3answers
2k views

Ubuntu: Cannot apt-get upgrade server, dpkg permission denied even when root?

I've ran a general audit of the system and found that a few packages were aging, such as OpenSSH and related so I went to apt-get update then upgrade. Unfortunately it seems to get the packages ...
3
votes
3answers
335 views

XServe G5 to Ubuntu

I currently have an Apple XServe G5, running OSX server 10.4. As you can imagine, 10.4 has become increasingly annoying due to the high difficulty of updating the server software (Apache, PHP, MySQL, ...
1
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4answers
561 views

Solution to Manage and Monitor (Ubuntu) Machines

I'm looking for a tool like Canonical (system management and monitoring for Ubuntu) that is Open Source and free. The goal is to manage a dozen or so KVM machines for private testing purposes. I know ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

Re-configuring mysql-server 5.1

Some days ago I had some problems with updates, and this ended up with a problem that I already solved in this question . The problem is that now I want to update again, but it seems that I cannot do ...
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2answers
352 views

How to safely update a server software (without a risk to lose the data in the database)?

I'm going to use a server running Ubuntu Linux or CentOS for my projects. The server will not be managed by the hosting company, I will manage it myselff. I have been working with Ubuntu and CentOS ...