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Re: Update manager replacement?

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 04:10:13PM +0100, michael wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 11:04 -0400, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> > On my current Lenny machine, I have something that appears to
> > be the Gnome update manager running; I regularly get an orange
> > box that pops up on my panel that tells me what packages can
> > be updated, and it handles the updating.
> > 
> > On a new Lenny install, this is not present. I do have
> > something under System > Administration > Software Sources
> > that lets me choose how often it should check for updates, but
> > these don't actually seem to be displayed anywhere.  So I have
> > to use the Synaptic Package Manager manually.
> > 
> > Am I missing something, or is there a way to get the older
> > functionality back?
> The orange box only appears if there's stuff to update, so if you've
> just installed the latest Lenny and the latest apps....

Yeah, but every day I have minor things to update on the other
machine, but nothing on this one. And if I go to Synaptic, as
I did a few minutes ago, I learn that I have 122M worth of
updates to get through....

So clearly I think there's something I need to be told, but 
someone is not telling me :-)

Jesse Sheidlower

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