Invoking a nonexistent application in F13 causes a pause

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Mon Jun 7 07:52:51 UTC 2010

On 06/07/10 09:21, Philip Heron wrote:
> On 07/06/2010 01:03, Tom Horsley wrote:
>> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 19:58:16 -0400
>> Todd Zullinger wrote:
>>>> What's happening?  Will some application put out a message offering
>>>> to download the app?
>>> Yeah.  There's a command not found hook in bash (inspired by an Ubuntu
>>> patch, IIRC).  This went into Fedora 12 I believe:
>> Yea, I put this in my .bashrc as soon as I was able to discover
>> what "helpful" nonsense was going on:
>> unset -f command_not_found_handle
> Easier to just remove it:
> # yum erase PackageKit-command-not-found
> I wasn't aware that it was on F12 - I've only noticed it from trying F13.
> -Phil

Coincidentally seeing this thread, and wondering too about this pause
effect, I removed PackageKit-command-not-found. But I get some error if
entering a command which bash does not find:

backes at xxxxx [~]: Bush
bash: /usr/libexec/pk-command-not-found: No such file or directory

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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