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Questions tagged [update]

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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updating SSH version 7.4pl to 7.5 on Amazon linux 2

I got one error while scanning My Amazon linux 2 Ec2 instance OpenSSH < 7.5 22 / tcp / ssh Medium 5.0 The vulnerability is not included in the NVD OpenSSH < 7.6 22 / tcp / ssh CVE-2017-15906 ...
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Update a website after deployment

I have hosted my PHP website on a server. In course of time, I would like to develop my site locally and apply those updates periodically(every month or so) to the live site. These changes include ...
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How to avoid downtime with linux?

Frequently software updates to Ubuntu require reboots (which can have side effects such as downtime). I see Ubuntu has https://www.ubuntu.com/livepatch which allows for kernel updates without reboots,...
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Aptitude: security updates missing in interface mode

I've noticed that some security updates are not shown as such in the aptitude interface. $ aptitude search "?upgradable ?archive(security)" -F "%p %t %v %V" | awk '$2~/-security/' tzdata bionic-...
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Find security packages installation history on Debian

I need your help. I need to find out the date of the last installation of security packages on debian servers. I have been looking for a solution based on log files (dpkg.log, history.log) but it ...
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Aptitude: list security updates

I'm trying to list and display some info about available security updates on Ubuntu server. I would use the following command, where ?archive(security) filters packages that contain security in their ...
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Ansible: how to manage hosts if they are not always online?

My apologies if this question has been asked before, but I may not be using the correct terminology in my searches... In my spare time I'm managing a limited amount of hosts (desktops and laptops ...
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Why the kernel wasn't updated to 4.4 on Ubuntu 14.04? Other related questions [closed]

I had a task to update only kernel to the latest version on Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. What I did: apt-get update apt-get install linux-virtual reboot It updated from 3.13.0-24 to 3.13.0-163. 14.04.x ...
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Trying to update PHP servers to PHP7-cgi (7.2)

I'm Trying to update PHP servers to php7-cgi (7.2) in my .htaccess file. Just not sure how exactly to edit the code, haven't been able to get it to work. Here is the code in the .htaccess file: ...
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Cannot uninstall KB4338815

Trying to uninstall this update as it breaks one of our .net applications but it will not remove. Tried in Installed Updates which fails, also tried removing via DISM which fails with the log below (I ...
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Issue with slipstreaming updates on Windows Server 2016

So I've been trying to slipstream updates on my Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition (1607), as I often deploy test servers and wanted to have an ISO with the updates baked-in to accelerate the ...
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How to keep a specific version of an old kernel while still allowing updates?

I need to keep an old kernel in Fedora: kernel-4.14.18-300.fc27.x86_64 But I still want the latest kernel updates. 1) A naive approach is to change the installonly_limit=3 value to a high number in /...
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yum update errata up to specific version

I need to update a server up to a specific errata version. I know that the below command will always update to the latest version. yum --security update-minimal I need a way to specify up to what ...
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After Windows 10 update 1803, network fails randomly

We have a network with 4 servers and several clients with W10. The server's OS versions are: W10 Enterprise: 10.0.17134.137 W10 Pro: 10.0.17134.165 W10 Enterprise: 10.0.17134.165 W10 Pro: 10.0....
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Update Fedora 25 to Fedora 26

I am trying to update Fedora 25 to Feroda 26. I am becoming this error: Running transaction check Transaction check succeeded. Running transaction test The downloaded packages were saved in cache ...
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Why do I receive [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 7 - “couldn't connect to host” when running yum commands in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS?

When running yum update, the below error message occurs Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, security redhat-rhn-satellite-5.5-server-x86_64-6 ...
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Can't update DiG utility on Debian 8 (Jessie)

I am trying to get the latest version of DiG DNS utility (part of BIND 9) but I can't seem to be able to. I am running Debian 8 (Jessie). The current DiG version : root@myMachine:~# dig -v DiG 9.9....
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Outbound network connections broken for HTTPd on CentOS after update

About 4 CentOS servers have been showing problems since a recent update. All of them can't connect to the outside world, specifically from the web server. Doing a curl or ping from the CLI works fine. ...
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vmware update .ova file

I got an .ova file, imported it into my vmware workstation environment, edited network interfaces, adjusted memory size and the number of cpus. Two months later I received a slightly updated .ova ...
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bad dotted quad error when updating zone file dynamically

I'm using my server with static IP to update the IP of the NAS system at my home. Here is the zone file on my server: $ORIGIN . $TTL 86400 ; 1 day domain.com IN SOA domain.com. root....
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How can a non-root user monitor a running dnf update?

At my workplace, Fedora 26 is used on our workstations, and we don't have root. Occasionally a process such as: /usr/libexec/system-python /bin/dnf -d1 --refresh --best --allowerasing -y update gets ...
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safely upgrade glibc on CentOS 7

I've tried a python application on my CentOS machine and it gives me the following error: ImportError: /usr/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by /tmp/_MEI2BYIr4/libstdc++.so.6)...
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Microcode update for Spectre?

We all know about Spectre and Meltdown, at this point. The take away is the while Meltdown can be solved/worked around with a (complex and invasive) kernel patch (namely KAISER/PTI), Spectre requires ...
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Debian key expired - how to update?

Good afternoon, I am new on linux distribution and I have a problem I did not manage to fix. I am sorry if the problem is easy to fix... I tried to update my debian computer with apt-get update... ...
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Debian Wheezy outdated root certificates

I've ran into a strange problem where a server that's running Debian 7 won't connect to some websites using SSL. After debugging, it turns out that the root certificates for those sites are not known ...
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Cannot update kernel on Ubuntu 16.04 “dpkg: error processing package”

I wanted to update the kernel of the Ubuntu VM I'm using on a cloud host which is stuck in 2.6 right now. I use Arch Linux on my desktop, so I'm used to my package manager giving me kernel updates ...
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I can't enable the Meltdown/Spectre mitigations in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have installed the patch released today as detailed here and then set the two registry keys as mentioned: reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory ...
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How can I update spamassassin rules?

I'm running currently SpamAssassin version 3.4.1, so I'm wondering if there are any updates for rules, which are stored in /usr/share/spamassassin? If there are update, how can I update them?
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What are possible issues with Chrome-like self-updating application for administrators

Administrators of organization computers are often very careful about what they allow to be installed on computers. They often disable automatic updates, and instead vet the updates manually and push ...
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dpkg: error processing package libc-bin

When I run sudo apt-get upgrade, I get: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu: Bus error (core dumped) dpkg: error processing package libc-bin (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script ...
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Elastic Beanstalk stuck for more than 12 hrs

I have an EB application that is stuck with this error: Failed Environment update activity. Reason: Internal Failure. I can not abort anything and I cannot change any configuration.. I dont know what ...
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How to find latest updates for Windows Server with Powershell?

I am automating the install of some software on Windows Server. As a pre-req, the OS should have the latest service pack and monthly update packs installed, or the apps won't be supported. The servers ...
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How to parse evtx log output of wusa command?

Worked out how to script install of .msu updates. $filename = "C:\temp\log\WUInstall_" + $timer + ".evtx" Start-Process -FilePath wusa -ArgumentList "\\fs1\software\WS2012R2\windows8.1-kb4041693-...
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Block access to TFS during update?

We have a TFS Server running TFS 2015 RTW. We really ought to update it and plan to do so next week. We'll be performing the update during normal working hours in order to ensure there are plenty of "...
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Update Ubuntu VPS returns error

Please somebody help. I just purchased this VPS, installed Ubuntu-16 on it. Logged in as root user and issued apt-get update. I got the below error. What could be wrong. error log : Read-only file ...
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XenServer 7.2 Hot Fix - Can only apply to Pool not Individual Hosts

I'm running xenserver 7.2 on a few M620 blade servers. I'm trying to apply XS72E004 and 005 patches. I go to the notification section and select Download/Install next to each patch. I have a pool ...
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PHP update not recognized in Apache on FreeBSD

I'm trying to update the PHP installation on my FreeBSD machine. I ran portsnap fetch update cd /usr/ports/lang/php56 make reinstall cd /usr/ports/lang/php56-extensions make reinstall service ...
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Is it possible for a Java update to have removed a soft link to the system certs?

I did a recent update to open jdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.131-3.b12.el7_3.x86_64. Today we got a call from our customer that there was an error in the system. Upon further checking, we found that ...
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Updating an offline ubuntu server

We develop an appliance at work that gets delivered to low to inexistant internet locations. When updating our software, we have the full stack of technologies to ensure server is up to date such as ...
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Keep an updated virtual machine image on the network and let users use it if needed

(at first, sorry for my English, I'm not a native speaker) I'm currently using mostly Windows PCs and I'm somewhat doing everything with every computer in a different way. It's very unorganized: at ...
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Gitlab update from source to packaged version

I would like to update my Gitlab from version 8.12.7 ( installed from sources / MySQL version) to 9.X ( package version with PostgreSQL ) To do it, I installed a Gitlab-ce on the same version with ...
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pure-ftpd-mysql and postfix stop working after mysql server update 5.5 to 5.7

I have debian 7.8 and using postfix, mysql with roundcube and pure-ftpd-mysql. All working perfectly with mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.40 since 2014. I try to update mysql to 5.7 in order to play with ...
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First time updating a running NGINX web server

So, NGINX 1.13.2 was released today, and I'd like to update my 1.13.1 installation. I can't simply use something like $ apt-get install nginx because I'm using a few static modules in my build. Due ...
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Apple software update frequency and successor of Software Updates Service

1) Looking at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222 it seems to me that Apple doesn't have a regular patchday like Microsoft. Is there any? 2) At https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206871 I read ...
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how to update SQL Server 2008 to 10.50? [closed]

I have windows server 2008 r2 running SQL Server 2008 version 10.0.1600.22 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), and i want to update it to 10.50. i tried to install MSSQL Server SP1 and i got the following ...
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Ignore Specific Package When Updating - Solaris 11.3 SPARC

I'm running java 7 on one of my Solaris servers. We need to run updates but when we do java 8 tries to install itself. This wouldn't be a big deal but it conflicts with another application we have ...
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Bizarre Windows Update issues - loss of connectivity

I'm seeing a truly bizarre issue that I'm having trouble isolating. Scenario : A stack of Dell Poweredge servers acting in a stable cluster. Attempted to apply some windows updates, servers lost ...
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Replace CentOS / RedHat packgages from different repository

I have inherited a CentOS server where nodejs is installed from epel repository. However, I need a specific version of it, so I've installed nodejs repository but I can't update it from the new ...
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How to deal with Windows’ sleep and hibernate issues?

Windows’ sleep and hibernate seem to cause problems since forever. After resuming, drivers crash even on some of the latest ThinkPads (typically the ones with discrete graphics). Previously, we have ...
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Update Debian 6.0.10 to latest or at least patch

I have a old server that I need to patch. The server is running on Debian 6.0.10. However, apt-get update/upgrade does not work. I have a bunch of 404 not found. I suspect the version is too old and I ...