As of today, there are many Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Gentoo, Mint, Debian etc. These distributions updates at different cycles. Ubuntu seems to update its kernel weekly or monthly, while Debian is reluctant to update the kernel.
I am wondering whether these distributions maintain their own kernels.
I am a new CentOS Linux user running my community site on production server. I want to update all packages except the Linux kernel on CentOS Linux. How can I prevent the yum command from updating the Linux kernel on CentOS/RHEL/Scientific/Fedora Linux server?Read answer to: "RHEL/CentOS: yum Update All Packages Except the Linux Kernel"
I am on to creating a new AMI image for CentOS 6.4. Until now I was on CentOS 5.6. I started with the CentOS market place image, and what I noticed is that it is running a regular kernel and not xen kernel, unlike my CentOS 5.6 image.
I am trying to answer following questions to my self.
- Does EC2 need a xen-enabled kernel at all?
Hello I have a machine with a Asus Maximus VI Extreme motherboard, an Intel i7-4770K CPU and 16 Gb of RAM.
I have tried to install different recent distributions of Linux: Mint, Debian, OpenSuse, Fedora, etc. and I cannot install any of those. During the installation process my computer simply halts with all those distributions.
New to Ubuntu. Experienced with CentOS and yum. I have 12.04 LTS Desktop 64-bit for now and I'm trying to wean myself off of all the GUIs so that I can make a move to Server so as to boost my VM capabilities.
Question: How can I tell from the CLI whether a Kernel update is available? The GUI Update Manager says I'm due for a kernel update (220.127.116.11.31 -> 18.104.22.168.37).
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I am a new RHEL / Centos Linux server admin. I would like yum to update all packages except the Linux Kernel. How can I prevent yum command from updating kernel on a CentOS/RHEL/Fedora Linux based systems?Read answer to: "HowTo: Prevent Yum From Upgrading The Kernel On a CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux"