yumbackend.py running every few minutes...?

Gene Smith gds at chartertn.net
Wed Mar 14 05:28:26 UTC 2012

Kevin Kofler wrote, On 03/13/2012 06:44 PM:
> Rares Aioanei wrote:
>> It's PackageKit, most likely. Try running gpk-prefs.
> gpk-prefs has no effect whatsoever under KDE Plasma sessions, where Apper is
> used, not gnome-packagekit.
> There is a setting for the frequency of checking in Apper (and "a few
> minutes" isn't even an option, the minimum is hourly), but it doesn't work,
> see the bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752564 already
> linked by the original poster.
> There's also this bug filed about the slowness and insane CPU consumption of
> the checks:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748790

Only setting to "never" with KDE "Software Management" app seem to stop 
YumBackend from running every 5 minutes. Rebooting, using gpk-prefs, 
etc. didn't
help. Will now just manually check updates...


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