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How to Uninstall or Install KernelCare in Linux?

Install KernelCare in Linux: KernelCare provide you to automate the kernel security updates for your Linux kernel. KernelCare save a lots of your time. KernelCare also provide the better solution if you update kernel system/server does’t require to restart. So we can say your web and application server never have to face downtime and you can maintain highest possible uptime.

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If you want to use this feature first of all you have to install it. In this article I will explain how to install and uninstall KernelCare in Linux.

Install KernelCare in Linux

Follow these below steps to install KernelCare in Linux on any RPM-Based system:

Open terminal and execute this below command –

rpm -i

On Debian system follow this command –

dpkg -i kernelcare-latest.deb

Now lets check the latest security path with below command –

/usr/bin/kcarectl –info

Lets update the KernelCare using below command –

/usr/bin/kcarectl –update

KernelCare successfully installed.

You not need to worry to update KernelCare manually since it will automatically check and update every four hours and install it.

Uninstall KernelCare

Follow these below commands to uninstall KernelCare:

Open your terminal with root access and execute this below command.

yum remove kernelcare

That’s all.

If you want to stop auto-update then you have to edit configuration file that is located at /etc/sysconfig/kcare/kcare.conf . Find the ‘AUTO_UPDATE‘ parameter and set it to ‘FALSE‘.

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