Up2Date applet craps every time!
temlakos at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 18:43:44 UTC 2005
Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> It is getting a bit annoying but for some reason or another,
> Redhat's up2date applet is always broken with the greyed
> question-mark icon and clicking on this icon results with
> the message:
> Error: <ProtocolError for xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com /APPLET: 502 Proxy Error>
> Clicking the 'OK' button reveals another dialog that says:
> Your subscription has not been activated... blah, blah, blah and
> the default radio button is on the 'Activate Now' message and
> dutifully complying with 'OK' will not solve this problem. This
> same error will keep on popping up.
> Please note that I do not need a proxy to get through my firewall
> at all so it is not set (should it be?) or is it perhaps that my linux
> firewall is the issue here? If it were, then why is FC4 not setup to
> allow this applet to punch through for updates?
> In any case, can anyone give me pointers here? I am currently using
> Yum to get updates on a manual invocation.
> Kind regards,
Sorry; can't help you there. Up2date is broken in Fedora Core 4. It
won't be back until Fedora Core 5.
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