Missing PackageKit notification in GNOME Shell

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat May 21 17:08:41 UTC 2011


On Sat, 2011-05-21 at 12:06 -0500, Steven Stern wrote:
> On 05/21/2011 11:31 AM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > Although /usr/libexec/packagekitd is running, and I've configured the
> > "Software Updates" to be checked "hourly", I'm not getting any
> > notification about updates being available. Whenever I would run "yum
> > update" or the graphical "Software Update" app, it would see available
> > updates and offer to install them.
> > 
> > I'm not convinced that this installation will arrive at F15 final. It is
> > some Alpha/Beta install from April 4th with updates applied regularly.
> > Even if I will arrive at the same packages as F15 final + zero day updates,
> > it seems run-time behaviour will be different, and with a fresh install of
> > F15 I will be one the safer side.
> 
> I upgraded my system from f14 to f15 at the early alpha stage and have
> come to the same conclusion.  I'm going to download the release F15 when
> available and replace the upgraded system with a clean install.  At
> least, then I'll know what quirks are really in F15 and what are left
> over from the upgrade from f13->f14->f15.

As I understand it, the RC3 version *is* the release version, modulo a
change of name.

poc



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