For example, you don't need to change how you build or install from ports—just start using portsfetch instead of portsnap to update your ports tree.Since the script is so simple, I probably won't bother posting it on Git Hub (although I'm open to it).
Any long-running software that was updated will need to be restarted to use the new version.
If you see any updates to the kernel, a reboot will be needed to prevent strange behavior.
There are two ways of dealing with this situation, the second being preferred in most cases.
The first is to simply force a power cycle to the server using the Digital Ocean control panel.
To query the Free BSD project's servers for these updates, download any new files, and install them on your system, type the following command: subcommand applies them to the live system.