Making yum daily update more talkative.

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Thu Nov 27 04:05:15 UTC 2003

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 08:26:56PM +0100, Piotr Goczal wrote:
> Hello,
> How to make yum daily update more talkative? I would like to be not SPAMed 
> with messages about "connecting to fedora serwers" and information that:
> No Packages Available for Update No actions to take,
> but I must to know that some packages has been upgraded!
> I've tried with combinations of -e and -d parameters but I haven't got any 
> resonable output.
> Could somebody help me?

What do you find lacking in the following?

# yum update
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Released Updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
rhn-applet-0-2.1.4-3.i386 100% |=========================| 6.5 kB
rhdb-utils-0-2.0-2.i386.h 100% |=========================| 1.6 kB
Resolving dependencies
Dependencies resolved
I will do the following:
[update: rhn-applet 2.1.4-3.i386]
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Getting rhn-applet-2.1.4-3.i386.rpm
rhn-applet-2.1.4-3.i386.r 100% |=========================| 271 kB
Running test transaction:
Test transaction complete, Success!
rhn-applet 100 % done 1/2
Completing update for rhn-applet  - 2/2
Updated:  rhn-applet 2.1.4-3.i386
Transaction(s) Complete

Jack Bowling
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