Tag: update

Ubuntu: Release Change

If you use Ubuntu on your Systems, you perhaps read last weeks about a new Release Version. I am often asked, must i upgrade now? My answere at first is not really, cause the new Versions are not cleaned up by all bugs and the User or Admin must recheck against the new advantages of the new Releases for production usage. I prefer to wait 3 Month after a Release by Ubuntu is published. But if you setup a very new Hardware your are often forced to take the LAST Release Version, cause it supports newest Hardware Chips by the […]

Debian: Update SSD Firmware without CDROM

If you want to update the SSD Firmware of a device you should know some things: Do you REALLY need the update? Bugs? If NOT exit here! Firmwareupdates can destroy DATA on Drives! Data cant be restored if the Controller fails after Update Downgrade a Firmware to older is most IMPOSSIBLE!! .. now you need a USB Stick 4GB and the ISO File of the Firmware Disk of the Manufacter then open the Gnome Terminal or Console and: $sudo su – #become root $apt-get update && apt-get install unetbootin gparted # install the tools $dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/sdc bs=10240 count=1 # […]

Debian: Auto Update System Daily without special Tools

If you want to have a full automatic Update on your System then open a Gnome Terminal / Linux Console run (# Comments): $sudo nano /root/update.sh enter: #/!bin/bash apt-get update #pull updates apt-get dist-upgrade -y # install updates apt-get clean #clean update database for next pull to have clean source urls exit 0 save with CTRL+X # save+Exit $sudo chmod 755 /root/update.sh # make able to run Setup Timeplan: $sudo su –  # change to root users console with environment $crontab -e  # open root timer enter: @daily sh /root/update.sh > /dev/null 2>&1 save with CTRL+X and be happy the […]

Debian Ubuntu Update Script with Switch OFF after update

Problem: I f you work on you PC daily Patches must be checked and installed. At Debian / Ubuntu the Gnome-Update-Manager does this. But there is NO Shutdown possible after update. Solution: – create Script #sudo nano /root/upgrade-off.sh add inside: apt-get update           //for update Patches Database PC apt-get dist-upgrade -y         //install Patches automatic apt-get clean      //cleanup PC /sbin/init 0      //shutdown PC automatic or reboot Server = init 6 exit You can now after work set it to crontab or start manual by #sudo sh /root/upgrade-off.sh On Servers name it upgrade-reboot.sh and set root cron to run the job @hourly/@daily