How to Update CentOS 7, Ubuntu 16.04, and Debian 8

On CentOS:

Setup the EPEL YUM repo:

yum install epel-release

Perform the system update and then apply system modifications by restarting the system:

yum update

On Ubuntu or Debian:

Update the list of packages which can be updated:

apt-get update

Then install updates and then apply them by restarting the system:

apt-get upgrade

Last modified: August 03 2017 19:21:19