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Questions tagged [canonical-livepatch]

Apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.

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livepatch interaction with update manager

UPDATE BELOW I recently enabled livepatch on an 18.04 LTS system. First, is that OK, some of the docs only mention 16.04, but I assume its dated doc. I run update-manager frequently and I'm trying ...
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“Machine ID already enabled with different key, or non-unique” when setting up Livepatch

When trying to enable Livepatch with the "Software & Updates" GUI on a derivative of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, I get the following error message: Sorry, there's a problem in setting up Canonical ...
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What updates /var/cache/ubuntu-advantage-tools/ubuntu-advantage-status.cache?

After logging into 18.04.1 LTS, motd shows (among other things): - Livepatch server check failed. Digging into motd I see that this message is generated by a script residing in /etc/update-motd.d/...
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Can I use Canonical Livepatch in non debian-based Linux?

Can I use Canonical Livepatch on my Arch Linux Desktop? I have look around and I can't see a detailed list about which OS are really supported. I have found that only debian-based have installed ...
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Bluetooth mouse lags after upgrading to 18.10 Cosmic

Initially, there was no issue in the first few days after upgrading to 18.10 Cosmic (from 18.04 Bionic), even after suspend/restart/shutdown. Today, after waking from suspend, the bluetooth mouse ...
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Is Canonical Livepatch not supported on Ubuntu 18.10?

Last night I thought to check whether Canonical Livepatch service is working fine after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10 from Ubuntu 18.04. I know it was meaningless since it was working fine in Ubuntu 18.04....
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Do I need to use canonical Livepatch? [closed]

Ubuntu says Use canonical Livepatch to increase security between restarts. I have to sign in to do this, so is it worth setting up? I'm not sure what it is; the box is unticked. I asked my I.T. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Persistent : Can't log in Ubuntu One From Settings(control center)

I have set up a persistent Ubuntu 18.04 using mkusb and I cannot log into ubuntu Single sign on to activate Canonical livepatch service. I am using a toshiba l200 2.5' Harddrive with the capacity of ...
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canonical livepatch not working

Oct 4 08:17:35 user canonical-livepatch[5443]: during refresh: cannot check: Bad server status code: 400. URL: https://livepatch.canonical.com/api/machine/***********************{"details": {"Status....
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LivePatch & secure boot self-signed kernel modules

It seems that LivePatch works with SecureBoot, but what about self-signed kernel modules? If a kernel patch is (auto)applied via livepatch, and I am using secure boot, do I have to re-sign the kernel ...
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Issue Generating a LivePatch Token [closed]

I’m running into a We are currently unable to retrieve the requested key. Please try again later. error. When I try to generate my LivePatch token… I’m wondering if my computer already generated ...
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“kernel-upgrade-required” is not one of applied, apply-failed, unapplied, needs-check, nothing-to-apply, unknown, check-failed

FYI: Canonical's bug tracker has a bug in it on launchpad.net, so I'm incapable of posting this bug on their platform. Canonical decided not to provide direct support, so this security flaw is now ...
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Managing devices connected to livepatch

The question is about the newly introduced service of “livepatch”. In short: Due to there is a limit of 3 machines per Ubuntu One account, is there a way for a user to manage his connected machines ...
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Signing into Ubuntu One for Livepatch

When I hit "Sign In..." on this window to go into my Ubuntu One account, it does nothing. I am expecting a window for my credentials, but nothing happens.
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Using Livepatch on Google Cloud 18.04 TLS image

Is it possible to use the new livepatch service on Google’s GCloud image? I’m using uname -r 4.15.0-1008-gcp And when trying to deploy it on my 18.04TLS Server on Gcloud, I get this: sudo canonical-...
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Livepatch service fails with: “error checking platform, permission denied” [closed]

I tried installing and using the Canonical Livepatch service, but after installing the snap, I am unable to proceed with the next step: sudo canonical-livepatch enable ID After running this command ...
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Is there a technical reason why a Ubuntu One account is needed for livepatching?

In order to set up Livepatch on Ubuntu 18.04, one needs to have a Ubuntu One account. Clearly this choice has privacy implications, and possibly also security ones (for instance, in theory, Canonical ...
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What data are transmitted to Canonical for livepatch?

I just upgraded to 18.04 and wanted to try out livepatch. After reading the Livepatch Terms of Service web page (https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/livepatch-terms-of-service) I wondered ...
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How to disable livepatch tokens remotely

I've enabled Cononical Livepatch services with my token on a virtual machine. The token allows me to enable livepatch on up to three machines. To disable the token on a working machine we can use the ...
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canonical-livepatch cannot perform operation: mount

I'm trying to enable canonical-livepatch on ubuntu server 16.04 sudo snap install canonical-livepatch canonical-livepatch 7.24 from 'canonical' installed sudo canonical-livepatch enable my_TOKEN_here ...
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Is live patching now available for HWE kernels?

Since live patching has been released only LTS kernels were supported with a note that live patching for HWE is in the works and likely to be available in 2017. I thought there would be an ...
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Can I take a computer off of Ubuntu Livepatch?

Canonical offers livepatching for its kernel, where every home user can get three licenses. However, I'd like to know how I can de-register a machine from my license. If I get rid of a computer, I'd ...
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Live kernel patching without Canonical?

Canonical offers a Livepatch service but it requires credentials and, more importantly, doesn't work on non-LTS versions like 17.04 Livepatchd error: Only Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is supported, exiting. ...
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canonical-livepatch, howdoes it work?

When I try to update/upgrade my system (apt-get full-upgrade): The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-4.4.0-85 linux-headers-4.4.0-85-generic linux-image-4.4.0-85-generic linux-...
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Canonical livepatch = checkState: check-failed

I have Ubuntu 16.04.02 server with Canonical livepatch installed After: sudo canonical-livepatch status --verbose I have: client-version: "7.21" machine-id: 5b429XXXXXX machine-token: 8f755XXXXXX ...
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String in syslog when livepatch does something

I've subscribed to Canonical livepatch and I'm curious to know if it's ever actually done anything. By perusing syslogs I see the many times it checks for an update each day, always with the result ...
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Livepatch enable not found?

machine is running Xenial, updated from Wily using do-dist-upgrade Trying to set up live patching as an experiment before apply to my seedbox (a different machine) Following these instructions ...
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Error while installing livepatch

Whenever I check the status I get this message $ canonical-livepatch status --verbose error:cannot locate the core snap. errmsg: No such file or directory
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Install canonical-livepatch had failure

I can not install canonical-livepatch. Writing command line in terminal: sudo snap install canonical-livepatch and the output: error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Download snap "ubuntu-...
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What information is shown in the “canonical-livepatch status --verbose” output?

When you type sudo canonical-livepatch status --verbose into the terminal, are either the machine id or machine token outputs supposed to display the token given to you by Canonical? Neither of those ...
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16.04 Server with Canonical Livepatch Service requires restart

I'm by no means a sysadmin, so maybe this is a simple oversight. Isn't the whole point of the Livepatch Service to prevent mission-critical servers from having to restart after a kernel update? ...
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state: check-failed when running canonical-livepatch

I have just installed the canonical livepatch snap package: sudo snap install canonical-livepatch sudo canonical-livepatch enable (and the code) I also setup unattended upgrades: sudo apt install ...
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Cannot join LivePatch Service due to “snap not found” error

...when I run sudo snap install canonical-livepatch to install it, I get the error message "Snap not found." My architecture is 16.04 LTS (32-bit). Please advise.
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canonical-livepatch won't run due to apparmor permission denied error [closed]

$ canonical-livepatch cannot change apparmor hat of the support process for mount namespace capture. errmsg: Operation not permitted support process for mount namespace capture exited abnormally It's ...
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Is no reboot kernel patching enabled in 16.04?

So one of the big features in kernel 4.0 is the ability to update the kernel without rebooting. 16.04 has kernel 4.0. So therefore, is the no reboot feature enabled by default? Or if not, is there ...
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Kpatch in Ubuntu Proper

I noticed that there is a kpatch packages being maintained and it appears to be available for Xenial and Yakkety. Is there a plan to start releasing kernel patches as kpatch patches? Will we get Live ...
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How can I upgrade my server's kernel without rebooting?

This is a loaded question because I'm already aware of, and am very interested in ksplice. The problem is that since they were bought by Oracle, they have been forced to pull numerous server ...