When sshing onto my fave droplet (at digital ocean)...
27 packages can be updated. 14 updates are security updates. *** System restart required ***
SOME people say...
sudo shutdown -r now
That ^^ is allegedly the preferred method, over the more obvious:
Many Unix systems have reboot perform an instant reboot — no syncing, no umounting, nothing. It's just like hitting the reset button
Though someone counters with....
Judging from the manual pages of both reboot and shutdown, it looks like shutdown provides a bit more lower-level functionality, and reboot is a higher-level tool that uses shutdown.
So I use:
After a reboot I found I had to restart some of my systems.
To restart supervisor manually I previously needed to use:
service supervisor start
But I now have my machines configured to restart the
supervisor service automatically as described in cron