Do you need to reboot your ubuntu ?

Submitted by donmc on Sat, 10/09/2010 - 15:46
Just check for the existence of this file after an update:
don@etiikka:~$ ls -al /var/run/reboot-required
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 32 Oct  9 15:17 /var/run/reboot-required
If it is there, you need to restart the machine -- at the command line, do this:
don@etiikka:~$ sudo reboot