I am planning to sign up for one or more D.O droplets, but, coming from a cPanel/WHM background, where all aspects of the LAMP stack and other software packages are automatically updated, secured and maintained by cPanel, needing to maintain everything by myself seems rather daunting.
I know there are one-click scripts for installing the OS, Apache, MySQL and PHP, but what about updating them to apply patches etc.? How exactly does one go about ensuring that the different LAMP stack components and other software packages such as, say, phpmyadmin are kept updated?
I am planning to run Ubuntu LTS on the droplets.
How much time would I need to spend on a weekly/monthly basis, updating all this stuff on the server?
Thanks in advance, Ramdak
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