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Re: Update Notifier

On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 05:03:31PM +0900, Mark Fletcher wrote:
> On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 04:32:44PM +0000, sarez45@att.net wrote:
> > Why doesn't Debian 8 Cinnamon notify when updates are ready to install 
> > after all these years Debian has existed? Don't tell me there is one, 
> > because after installing Debian I waited a long time to see if a 
> > notification would pop up. It never did. I know about doing apt-get 
> > update && apt-get upgrade,but why should we have to use a command 
> > line? It makes me wonder about Debian security. Would you please put 
> > an update notifier in all your versions of Debian.
> > 
> Who do you think you are talking to?

In Debian Jessie install pk-update-icon from debian-backports

In Debian Stretch install pk-update-icon.

This package works both on Cinnamon, XFCE4 and Gnome. Not sure on the other DEs.


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