Re: F13: Automatic Updates not Working

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On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Rick Stevens <[email protected]> wrote:
> On 10/04/2010 09:51 AM, Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
>>       Hello,
>>    I have F13 on one machine where it never prompts for software
>> updates. I think it used to prompt in the past (with the same F13). I
>> even switched automatic updates checking from daily to hourly, but no
>> difference. Regularly, after some days have passed without prompt for
>> updates, I run yum update and install the updates that accumulated,
>> sometimes dozens of them. I googled for the problem but only found old
>> references and no solution. That machine used to be used not very
>> frequently, with power downs occasionally lasting a week or two, and
>> it is usually off during nights. Any idea what is going on? Thanks!
> Assuming you're using Gnome, go to "System->Preferences->Startup
> Applications" and ensure you have "PackageKit Update Applet" in there
> and enabled.  If not, add it.  The actual program name ("command") is
> "/usr/bin/gpk-update-icon".

  Looks like it is running already.

     Take care

Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (
Turning Knowledge Data into Models
Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
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