You must run the UNIX/Linux Agent Upgrade Wizard to upgrade agents from earlier versions, or when updates are issued by Microsoft, for of Operations Manager.You can uninstall an agent from the targeted computer by using the UNIX/Linux Agent Uninstall Wizard.Type the following apt-get command: in addition to performing the function of upgrade, also intelligently handles changing dependencies with new versions of packages; apt-get has a “smart” conflict resolution system, and it will attempt to upgrade the most important packages at the expense of less important ones if necessary. The /etc/apt/file contains a list of locations from which to retrieve desired package files. It works like Microsoft or Red Hat update manager i.e.you will see a little icon in the kicker bar/taskbar when there are updates.Most desktop security incidents are centered around flaws in the operating system.As these flaws are discovered, vendors release patches to cover these security holes – by updating your operating system you ensure it has all the latest patches.
The most reliable method for ensuring you are running the latest version of networked clients is simply to subscribe to announce-lists for the programs and recompile or patch to the latest version when one is released.
Quite often you get a "file not found" error not because there isn't such a command installed in your OS, but simply because your PATH variable has not a corrept path to a directory with that command.
Here's an example from a standard user on one of my Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
So which command do I have to commit, in order for the indexer to trigger?
This topic describes how to upgrade and uninstall agents on UNIX and Linux computers, using the UNIX/Linux Agent Upgrade Wizard and the UNIX/Linux Agent Uninstall Wizard.