Re: Update manager replacement?
On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 11:12 -0400, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> 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 :-)
Okay, I'll have a closer look when I'm next sitting at a Debian Gnome
console (and not this Fedora box which uses 'pup' to display list of new