Patching is arguably the single most important thing you can do to keep your systems secure. It’s also tedious boring work that ends with everyone’s least favorite activity…. rebooting some indispensable, far too important for downtime server. Often meaning that patching takes a back seat to convenience, but no more! Linux kernel 4.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 has a built-in solution.
*note – I use vi as my text editor if you aren’t comfortable with that replace all instances of vi or vim with nano.
**note – If you want to be awesome learn vi by typing “vimtutor” at the terminal. Continue reading “Bruh, do you even live patch?”