21st century tech, Linux and the occasional rant...
Sunday, 4 March 2012
Don't Forget the Update Manager
However recent a build you install, be sure to update your Linux install at the earliest
opportunity. It is a credit to the Open Source community that patches
and security updates are applied on a continual and ad-hoc basis.
While no computer software is ever guaranteed complete security, you
can enjoy the benefits of a well-supported distribution.
In Ubuntu, you have only to launch the Update Manager and click on 'Check Now' to invoke
the update process manually.
Also, don't forget the ‘PowerMenu’ (the top-right cog-wheel icon contains an entry for
'Software up to Date' or 'Software Updates Available.' RC