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. Anne -- New to KDE4? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org Just found a cool new feature? Add it to UserBase
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