Linode: Update your ArchLinux VPS

connect 2 sessions on your Linode


On the second, run this:

dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/null


on the first one, do the following:

pacman-key --init


You can stop the dd process on the second connnection

pacman-key --populate archlinux

pacman-key --refresh-keys


Update pacman

pacman -Sy pacman


Update your installation

pacman -Syu


Enjoy a quick cofee


That should do it





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