Canonical Livepatch Service

Apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.

  • Fixes are applied automatically, without restarting your system
  • Reduces downtime, keeping your Ubuntu LTS systems secure and compliant
  • Included as part of all Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure support packages
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Livepatch is like a dream come true, both from a technical and a business standpoint. Our Ubuntu systems now rarely or never have to be rebooted. Service is continuous. That makes a big difference for user and customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Masaaki Hirose, IT Platform Department, DeNA

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Free for 3 machines

All you need is an Ubuntu One account.

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Buy as part of Ubuntu Advantage from Canonical.


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Livepatch is used by

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How to enable the Canonical Livepatch Service

  1. Generate your credentials

    Via the Canonical Livepatch portal.

  2. Install the livepatch daemon

  3. Enable it on your system


Learn more about Livepatch

  • Detailed product overview
  • System requirements
  • Answers to frequently asked questions

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Get started with Livepatch today

Livepatch is free to use on your own PC or server. To discuss whether Livepatch is right for your business, talk to our team.

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