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How to Update Intel Microcode on Debian 11 Bullseye

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: October 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Not long ago I noticed this message when booting one of my home systems: “TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to version: 0x22 (or later)” I wasn’t having any issues with the system, but this sounded like something I should correct.  But doing a microcode upgrade sounded risky – couldn’t brick my CPU?  […]

Package Management Walkthrough: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 29, 2019 @ 9:22 am, by Kaylee Westover

In this tutorial, we will give you an overview of package management utilities on Ubuntu and Debian, Centos, Fedora, and FreeBSD. Once you install, say, Apache and Nginx, PHP, a MySQL database, all these systems start behaving similarly. The main difference is located in the tools for package management and that is how most newcomers […]

How to Configure Ubuntu VPS for Automatic Security Updates

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: February 27, 2016 @ 6:56 pm, by Jarland Donnell

Security risks are discovered each and every day. How can you know that your VPS is protected against the latest threats? One of the best methods of keeping your server safe is to implement automatic updates within Ubuntu. At first glance, this could seem like a difficult task. If you have several virtual private servers […]