After installing a package with apt-get and then overwriting some package specific config files, whenever the system upgrades itself it tries to overwrite my custom configs with the package default ...
Let's say I have just done an aptitude safe-upgrade on a Debian system, but I was not paying attention so I did not notice if the kernel was updated or not. How can I now determine if there was a ...
We have many servers and still want to update them all. The actual way is that any of the sysadmins go from server to server and make a aptitude update && aptitude upgrade - it's still not ...
I'm currently working at a SaaS company, and at the moment we have multiple Debian servers running in our data centre to support our application. In the past, when a security update was released, we ...
I've a planned consecutive updates on a debian package I have for internal use on several servers. Now, the updates have to happen one after each other at different times and some of the servers ...
We've got a customized distribution of Ubuntu, a repository with some custom packages and we run unattended-upgrades on a number of systems. What we want to be able to do is supply an update of one of ...
I have GNU/Linux Debian Servers (Etch/Lenny) in production. I want theses systems to stay up to date. I have installed apticron with tells me what packet needs an upgrade. What is the good practice ...
I have installed a new Linux Debian lenny server that will be a LAMP and a Subversion server. Should I have to enable automatic updates? If I enable it, I am sure that I have the latest security ...
I am responsible for managing both our production server (mail, web, database are all on one server) and our test server. Both are built on Debian. However as I am very new to system administration, I ...
I am really lazy I will give you guys this ;) but I have ~25 virtual machines running on xen. I really like xen and everything but now comes the tricky part.. I don't really feel like going through 25 ...