Re: auto-updates

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On Friday 07 August 2009 14:43:59 stan wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 22:58:32 -0600
> Stuart McGraw <[email protected]> wrote:
> > I take the lack of responses to my questions about the
> > software updater as being "no".  Am I the only one bothered
> > by this Microsoftification (no status info, no control,
> > no documentation, you users just sit back, be happy, and
> > we will manage your machine for you)?  I came to Linux to
> > get away from that kind of stuff.
> We voted with our feet.  I turn packagekit off immediately, and do
> updates using yum directly from the command line.  I have scripts that
> customize the process so it is exactly the way I want it to be.  If you
> want control, it is there for you to utilize.  If you just want the
> packagekit gui developer to make the interface exactly the way *you*
> want it, you'll probably be waiting for awhile.  ;-)

Of course you are not forced to update from that notifier.  I keep it on, 
simply as a notifier.  I then yum update at a time convenient to me.

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