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With PHP's PEAR, you can use pear upgrade without package name arguments. Simply employ a cron job to automate it. AFAIK there's no way to distinguish security-related updates in PEAR, you can only limit update channels (stable, beta, etc.). You can also use pear list-upgrades with cron, to get automated notifications of possible upgrades. As you mentioned ...


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XubuntuY part of the version e.g. 1ubuntu1 That was also asked at: http://askubuntu.com/questions/620533/how-does-ubuntu-name-packages X is the Debian package version. Most Ubuntu packages are based on Debian packages, which is an "upstream" distro. If 0, this means that there is no Debian package: it only exists in Ubuntu. X resets when the real ...


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Provided you have the compiled sources still around (I tend to keep them myself) a lot of today's packages support the uninstall target. Just make uninstall and hopefully the right files will be deleted. If you don't have them around, recompile them and install, then uninstall. Just make sure you have the same version. If this does not work, you might want ...


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unfortunately it is not very easy to clean such a situation. Anyway, to the following: do a list of what you think was manually installed, it will be useful self-compiled packages generally are in /usr/local, /opt and other non-default directories. Have a look on these directory to see what was manually installed after manual installation discovery, ...


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How do I start looking for packages that are self compiled There isn't really a good way to guarantee you'll get them all Consult your config documentation. Consult your build documentation. Look in the usual places (/usr/bin, /usr/local/bin etc) but there isn't really a good way to guarantee you'll get them all and remove them This is non ...


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You can use file /etc/apt/preferences like... Package: < Package Name> Pin: version 1.0* Pin-Priority: 10 It will prevent < Package Name> from being updated to a version above 1.0*. Reference:- https://wiki.debian.org/AptPreferences


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You can check latest source package versions on their public ftp server. ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/


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Dont know about 5.3 but 5.6 command report list a lot of stuff from command line: See: https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Satellite/5.6/html/User_Guide/chap-Red_Hat_Satellite-User_Guide-Red_Hat_Satellite_Reports.html


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If your selection of packages is more involved or the installation will be repeated on multiple machines, you might consider setting up a private repository that mirrors a subset of the official repositories. This requires a bit of work to configure the repository but the reward is easy to maintain with a bare minimum of configuration on each client and ...


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This is a bit of a nasty one. Basically, pfSense 2.1.2 ships with newer versions of libiconv and gettext than those defined as dependencies for the FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE bash package. As I see it, you have a few options (in order of effort): Install the FreeBSD static bash package (bash-static) - that should not have any dependencies on shared libraries so ...



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