Missing PackageKit notification in GNOME Shell

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sat May 21 19:23:32 UTC 2011

On Sat, 21 May 2011 10:44:38 -0700, AW wrote:

> well, behaviour of an upgraded system can always be different from a
> freshly installed one, whether you used pre-release packages or not
> doesn't matter much.
> The default update check frequency is now weekly; I wonder if the
> preferences are actually hooked up correctly. can you check the value of
> apps/gnome-packagekit/update-icon/frequency_get_updates in gconf-editor?

gconf-editor knows "apps", but no "gnome-packagekit" in there.

$ gconftool-2 --get /apps/gnome-packagekit/update-icon/frequency_get_updates 
No value set for `/apps/gnome-packagekit/update-icon/frequency_get_updates'

/usr/bin/gpk-prefs displays "Hourly".

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