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Kernel Update on Ubuntu 12.04

  • Posted December 20, 2013

My Ubuntu 12.04 amd 64 says there’s a new kernel (3.8.0.34) that is kept back (needs dist-upgrade to install it).

¿Do I have to wait to dist-upgrade it untill I see it available in the droplets Control Panel?

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I do sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade more less every day. <br> <br>Thank you very much for your answers.

Alejandro, <br> <br>It’s still a good idea to execute: <br><pre>sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y upgrade && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get -y autoremove</pre> <br>every once in a while.

Whoa! How soon?

Currently the kernels are updated by us (i.e. you cannot boot your droplet using your own kernel). It’ll be available in the control panel soon.