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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Script on startup without update-rc.d

I've a debian minimal installation, and I just want to start a custom script at startup. I've a script at /etc/init.d/myscript, I put a chmod 700, and create symlinks to S20myscript into : ...
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Fedora Core 6 Migration

I am at a loss as to what I should to for this server. I need it to run php5.3 and corresponding version of mysql. I received a client today through work that is using Fedora core 6 running 10 very ...
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Mysql automatic update on Linux servers

We are running a couple of shared host linux servers and a private one. We are running cPanel/WHM licenses under them. The predicament I am facing is : How can I run the following command ...
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I deployed Flash Player via a Software Installation policy. How to upgrade?

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine as my DC. Earlier this year I created a Software Installation GPO to deploy Adobe Flash Player plugin MSI. I assigned the policy to the computers, about half run ...
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Is there a way for tar to check for new files not in an archive?

Is there a way to for the tar command to check for new files that are not already in the archive, or those that have been deleted (for good measure)?
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Testing rc.d levels

I have a hierarchy of programs running which have a very specific start and stop order. I think I got the run levels set appropriately, but I'm having issues with some of them not working in the order ...
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How do I disable automatic updates on OpenSUSE 12.2

For reasons unknown, OpenSUSE seems to have half a dozen different places that mention auto-update. Is there a way I can definitely, permanently, irreversibly disable auto-update so that new software ...
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Upgrading php, mysql, and apache

I have been looking around and have not found a good answer to my question. I currently have php 5.3.3 installed via yum on my centos 6.3 server. I need to upgrade to php 5.3.10 or later. It is my ...
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yum update, how to make rpm package updateable

need a link or tutorial on how to make an rpm package work with yum UPDATE. i have it and already works with yum INSTALL and yum ERASE, but is there somewhere info on how to make rpm package work when ...
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Best way of updating my (non-critical) website? [closed]

Somehow I couldn't find a related question that quite fit me. Anyway, I run a small blog. When I first started my blog it had next to no traffic, now it receives a couple hundred views per day ...
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yum update failed

I have problem doing a yum update on my OpenVZ VPS. I get this error message: (56/69): glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.7.x86_64.rpm | 2.4 MB 00:00 (57/69): ...
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CentOS: Prevent the kernel from updating?

I have installed a non-rpm custom kernel. I have a cron job which does yum -y update in the background. Is it sufficent to remove the kernel packages to prevent them from being updated?
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How can I persist certificates in Java's cacerts?

We need to have a certificate in Java's cacerts keystore for one of our servers that is authenticated by LDAP. We are using Ubuntu server. We have successfully done this by updating the cacerts file ...
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ESX 3.5 refuses to update

I have a set of ESX 3.5 servers in 2 different datacenters. One is DR, one is production. They are on the same vlan and so I can access any of them on the private network from my vCenter server. Last ...
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Do I need to update some of my Debian Squeeze software?

I have installed Debian 6, and LAMP stack from squeeze repository (default). After upgrading Apache 2.2.16 from unstable repository to 2.2.22, thanks to this post - how to upgrade already installed ...
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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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WSUS All updates view

As you can see in the next screenshot, there's a lot of drivers update for a lot of different network adapters. So these updates are all updates available from microsoft, regardless of my computer ...
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Wsus only allow some updates?

Right now, from fresh install it looks like WSUS downloads all available updates for the product I've selected (win 7). I don't have any nvidia stuff in my environment, is there a way to make wsus ...
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Necessary proxy exception list for RHEL updates

Anyone know if I need to allow more than *.rhn.redhat.com on 443 & 80 via a proxy exception to allow my RHEL servers to go out and grab updates ? Haven't received the hardware yet, but I'm just ...
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Best way to push out a hotfix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deploy MS hotfix KB959628 exe/msp via a gpo easily? We have a hotfix that we need to put onto our windows xp machines to get Single Sign on for web apps ...
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Auto-updating a WordPress installation running under nginx

I seem to have zero trouble running WordPress under nginx, save for any attempts to auto-update WordPress itself. I'm able to update plugins easily. When I attempt this with WordPress core, I'm show a ...
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Updating Applications in a Corporate Environment

I am very new to this subject and was hoping someone could shed some light on it. I am working on creating a corporate network that will obviously have multiple servers and multiple workstations. ...
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WMIC command to find update

Is there a way to find if multiple MS updates are installed using WMIC command: wmic qfe | find ? Thanks
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Prompt to user during startup on Debian

I need to write a script which prompts information to the user in case of an error. Is this possible using /etc/init.d scripts + update-rc.d? Is there any other way?
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command not found

I use Debian and try to run update-rc.d sphinx defaults, buts it's shows: update-rc.d command not found Script sphinx already exists. How can I fix it?
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Windows updates behind a physical firewall with only IP based rules and generic outbound connections are turned off

I have some boxes that I do not want to allow any in or outbound traffic to the internet Except for windows updates. However the fire wall in place (Cisco ASA) apparently only supports ip based ...
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how do I update php on centOS?

I have php 5.1.6 installed on a centOS server, and I need at least 5.3.2 (but would rather install the latest available 5.* version). If I run yum update php it says it will update to ...
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Java seems to ignore global “update” setting in registry

I have installed JRE 1.7.0_04-b22. I disabled the "update" setting in administrator - update requests disappeared, but in ordinary user's account it is nagging me about updates and I can't turn it ...
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update from debian lenny to squeeze

I'm trying to update from debian lenny to squeeze on my 64bit root server and did the following so far: modifying sources.list apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get install linux-image-2.6-amd64 ...
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Difference between yum update and using rpm to install updates

I am trying to figure out why exactly this isn't working correctly. Currently there is no way supported by yum to set a milestone in time (install all packages up to point in time T). To get around ...
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on Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS, what is creating /var/run/reboot-required?

On CentOS 5.8+ and Red Hat Enterprise 6+, when installing/updating packages, I notice a flag file /var/run/reboot-required is created when appropriate. On Ubuntu (and Debian too, I'm guessing), if ...
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apt-get update Error

I get the following error when typing: # apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://etc.inittab.org/~agi/debian/libapache-mod-security2/etch/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 80.28.139.208 80] E: Some ...
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How to override/update a symlink?

I am trying to use symbolic links. I did some reading and found the following commands: Creation -> ln -s {/path/to/file-name} {link-name} Update -> ln -sfn {/path/to/file-name} {link-name} ...
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How to check when yum update was last run

Is there a canonical way to find out the last time that yum update was run on a system? Our set up is that we have staging servers that run automatic updates, and provided they don't fall over, we ...
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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? ...
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File conflig on package updates [closed]

I have a CentOS 5.X with Kloxo panel. It's a test enviroment but i have 2 pages there. I noticed theres 113 packets to be update (php, kloxo, wget, openssl, and a long etc) But when i do the ...
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how to update esxi 5?

I have an ESXi 5 host (free) and vSphere Client. I would like to update to u1 but I cannot find the way to do it. Updates are ZIP files with modules in it; no installer. vSphere client doesn't have an ...
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Symantec AntiVirus virus definitions file version date is not updating

I'm keeping tabs on a remote sever that is running Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Server 10.1.7.7001. About a month ago, the Virus Definition File version date stopped updating and hasn't updated since ...
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Update kvm guests

I'm planning on setting up a new server using kvm. On the host and almost all the vm's I want to use Debian or CentOS. But there came an interesting question to my mind. Since kvm can be scaled up a ...
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Scripts has stopped working after apache/php update

I have updated php to 5.3.1 now some of the scripts hosted on my vps have stopped working. This includes whmcs and fantastico. All these scripts are showing a blank page. now debugging each and every ...
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Update a war on Tomcat start up

I want to setup an update process for an application running on Tomcat. The server which hosts tomcat is only open during working hours (it is an intraner application for a small company). I was ...
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Workaround for starting zabbix agent on Ubuntu. update-rc.d LSB mismatch

I am trying to run the zabbix-agent (1.8.1) on boot on Ubuntu (lucid 10.04). Zabbix is installed just fine, and it manually starts just fine with /etc/init.d/zabbix-agent start However it doesn't ...
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dbus dependency with yum

Whenever, I try and run yum update I get the following error: [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: dellsysid, fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: ...
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Using a package manager vs compiling from source for latest updates

I run a Ubuntu 11.10 server at my house and in the past I have been using apt-get to keep all my packages up to date. Recently I noticed that when I run apt-get update/upgrade the version of some ...
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How to create one update query (mysql) on multiple databases

I have several DBS on the same mysql server. The DBS's structure and schema are exactly the same (only data is different) the query on certain db works well like this (written in phpmyadmin) UPDATE ...
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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 ...
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How can I find the original un-changed configuration file to compare with the *.rpmnew file?

While upgrading from CentOS 5.7 to 5.8 I've received the following warnings: warning: /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config created as /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config.rpmnew warning: /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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CentOS 5.8 update from CentOS 5.7

'yum list updates' doesn't show centos-release for 5.8 on some CentOS 5.7 machine. What does this happen? machine A [dnd@one:~]$ yum list updates | grep centos-release [dnd@one:~]$ cat ...
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Performing yum update on an OpenVZ host

My company runs a handful of OpenVZ servers (HN) and hosts all the server as containers on these HNs. We have done some pentest and found out we have to do update the kernel on the HNs to resolve a ...
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php 5.3 and libxml2 nightmare

My CentOS 5.7 ships with libxml2 2.6.26 that is very outdated and also causes many problems with my current PHP 5.3.3. I need to update libxml2 to 2.7.8 version or at least 2.7.3+ i've readed many ...