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Linux Reboots and Updates (January 2021)

Linux compute nodes and desktop machines will be rebooted on Thursday, January 14th for software and security updates. These updates will be applied to machines between 7:00 pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and log out of any Linux systems before 7:00 pm.

The following is a list of machines that already have the updates, so you may test any critical packages or code beforehand: 

  • pubbox29
  • pubbox31
  • pubbox37
  • pubbox42
  • pubbox47
  • pubbox57

For more information about our computing resources and their maintenance, please see our computing resources page.