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So I have Ubuntu 18.04 (for the last bunch of months). Works great, no complaints

Recently, after normal updates I get this message about using "Livepatch". I'm guessing this is ok, but I'd like more useful info.

I'm guessing it's a security thing.

Livepatch


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Found this so far:
https://www.ubuntu.com/livepatch

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Livepatch

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-set-up-livepatch-and-the-information-gathering-tool-in-ubuntu-18-04/


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thanks

I'd also be interested in whatever anyone's experience with this is/was


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Hope something is useful in those. Was a whole bunch more as well .


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Hi Cecilia.

I got that recently too. Didn't have time to look into it, so I told to bugger off. 😀

I got the impression that it is supposed to install "urgent" patches on the fly, so to speak.

If you find out anything, please do post it here. I'll do the same.

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Georgiaboy wrote:

Hope something is useful in those. Was a whole bunch more as well .

yes. you need a Ubuntu One account because you have to log in. So, I went looking for that info just in case I decide to install this thing.

It basically looks fairly simple, so, I'll think about it for a while.


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Cloud crap??


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With Ubuntu, your computer won't even boot up without an Ubuntu one account verified in triplicate.


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That sucks then. I've not used except for 8.04 and fa few months of 10.04. That's when you helped me install Squeeze that Sunday a few years ago, Been basically on Debian on the pc and playing around with others on the laptop.


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warfacegod wrote:

With Ubuntu, your computer won't even boot up without an Ubuntu one account verified in triplicate.

Don't be narky, now. You know that is not really true. 😀

I may have an Ubuntu one account, but I don't think so. Either way, my computer boots up just fine.😝

Although the boot is a little slower since the recent update to 18.04