How to upgrade gcc on CentOS

Question: The default gcc version on CentOS is too old to build a particular application. How can I upgrade the version of gcc installed on CentOS? As of CentOS 6.5, the default version of gcc installed is 4.4.7. If you want to upgrade gcc on CentOS, you can install devtools, which is a CentOS version […]
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How to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu

Question: I noticed that some packages (even the Linux kernel) are automatically upgraded on Ubuntu. I do not want my system to be updated silently. How can I disable automatic updates on Ubuntu (server or desktop)? On Ubuntu, automatic updates are managed by a package called unattended-upgrades which is installed by default. This package downloads […]
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