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Re: RHN-like applet for APT?

[Previous mail sent to Jerry only. Sorry.]

On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 16:25, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> Updating isnt' the problem. Asking for root access before updating is
> definatly neccassary. What the problem is the applet sits passive in the
> background at all times, monitoring for updates. It cannot check for
> updates without root access, I don't think asking for the root password
> on every login to the Gnome desktop is reasonable.

What about adding root cron job that will do the updates and notify
applet via D-BUS or sth?

[Krzysztof Luks]

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