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2answers
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Are reboots required after updates?

I noticed from other posts that /var/run/reboot-required.pkgs tells what package is requiring a reboot, but this file does not exist anymore. I have been running Ubuntu 13.10 (and updated to beta ...
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1answer
163 views

Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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0answers
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Power went off when restart is needed (after updating)

So far nothing bad happened, but it has only been a few minutes. The power in my house went off so my laptop was automatically powered off, too, but restart (after update) was needed (the shut down ...
0
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1answer
226 views

Unity broken after regular updates

Today I updated Ubuntu 12.04 with the Update Manager as usual. After that I restarted the system as required. When I logged in again the sidebar has only the trash can, the dash button and the switch ...
0
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1answer
108 views

laptop quite dead after update on 12.10 and calibre

I have searched as thoroughly as I can so as not to waste anybody's time but I can't find any help. I have a Toshiba satellite 300 with Vista Home Basic and running Ubuntu - dual boot. Everything ...
22
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8answers
2k views

Should I restart after updating my system?

Should I restart my PC every time it gets updated?
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vote
3answers
898 views

Why do I get a “Restart to complete updates ” warning?

I updated my packages Ubuntu 11.10 with Update manager, and got: "The package information was just updated" and "There are no updates to install". But I still have the warning from the restart icon, ...
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2answers
576 views

Why does Ubuntu still require restart after kernel updates when tools out there mean it's unnecessary?

A regular occurrence in updating Ubuntu is kernel updates, which require a restart. There are applications which negate the need for a restart after a kernel update e.g. ksplice. Why doesn't Ubuntu ...