Red Hat Network Alert Icon not alerting me of updates

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at
Wed Jul 21 14:29:18 UTC 2004

D. D. Brierton said:
> I think my rhnsd service is not working properly. The Alert Icon in the
> notification area is permanently a blue tick. It only ever turns into a red
> exclamation mark if I run up2date manually.

rhnsd and rhn-applet (the "Alert Icon") have nothing to do with each other.  Since Fedora doesn't use RHN the rhnsd service doesn't do anything.

Your issue with rhn-applet might be releated to this bug:

Try running rhn-applet-tui manually from a terminal.

William Hooper

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