Re: F13: Automatic Updates not Working

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     Hello,

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Oliver Ruebenacker <[email protected]> wrote:
>     Hello,
>
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Manuel Escudero <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>>
>> 2010/10/4 Oliver Ruebenacker <[email protected]>
>>>
>>>     Hello,
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Aaron Konstam <[email protected]>
>>> wrote:
>>> > On Mon, 2010-10-04 at 12:51 -0400, 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!
>>> >>
>>> >>      Take care
>>> >>      Oliver
>>> > Let us be clear. You never get a orange sun symbol in the left side of
>>> > the upper panel.
>>>
>>>  Yes, exactly.
>>>
>>>     Take care
>>>     Oliver
>>>
>>> --
>>> Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
>>> Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
>>> Turning Knowledge Data into Models
>>> Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
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>>
>>
>> Hi Oliver, here it's your solution:
>> Try this please: (as Root)
>> yum clean all
>> ENTER
>> yum makecache
>> ENTER
>> su -c "yum -y --skip-broken update"
>> ENTER
>> Reboot your system and turn the Update checker to "Daily" instead of "Per
>> Hour" Some days later, when
>> there are updates available, you are going to get notifications.
>
>  Thanks for the advice. I did that and it installed about a dozen
> updates. I should know in a few days whether automatic notification
> works now.

  The machine has been running since the last seven hours and no
indicator (orange sun) for software updates has appeared.

  "yum update" says that there are three packages waiting to be updated.

  So I guess it is still broken.

     Take care
     Oliver

-- 
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Turning Knowledge Data into Models
Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
http://www.oliver.curiousworld.org
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