6.13 Wajig Reboot
After an upgrade there may be times when a reboot
is required (such as when the kernel is upgraded). We can check if a
reboot is required by checking for the file
/var/run/reboot-required which acts as a reboot flag. If it
exists then the computer requires a reboot and the contents of the
/var/run/reboot-required.pkgs will ist the packages that
necessitate the reboot.
Wajig can check the existence of the reboot flag with the reboot command:
$ wajig reboot *** System restart required *** The following packages necessitate the reboot: linux-image-5.4.0-42-generic linux-base evolution-data-server gnome-shell To reboot use "sudo reboot".
To reboot a computer usually requires admin privileges, hence the use of sudo with the reboot command. Wajig itself will not reboot the computer.
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