Ksplice is free with Oracle Linux Premier Support. To install Ksplice, you'll first need an access key. Log in to the Unbreakable Linux Network and follow the instructions to register your system for Ksplice.
You can also try Ksplice by starting a 30-day free trial for RHEL.
Your system must have access to the internet to install Ksplice. If you are using a proxy, set the proxy in your shell:
export http_proxy=http://proxy.company.com:port export https_proxy=http://proxy.company.com:port
Once you have an access key run the following commands as root,
YOUR_ACCESS_KEY with the access key you
received upon sign-up:
wget -N https://www.ksplice.com/uptrack/install-uptrack sh install-uptrack YOUR_ACCESS_KEY uptrack-upgrade -y
If you'd like Ksplice Uptrack to automatically install updates as they become available, run:
in place of the above
install-uptrack command, or set
autoinstall = yes" in your
If installing on a Debian or Ubuntu machine, you may first need to install
ca-certificates package with apt-get install
ca-certificates. Without this package you will see a "certificate
A GUI installer is available for several Ubuntu and Fedora Desktop versions:
If you'd prefer to run the installation commands by hand, visit our manual installation page for distribution-specific instructions.
Learn more about Using Ksplice Uptrack.