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kie
30-Jul-2012, 12:05
Hello,
I'm missing the updater applet icon in the notification area in SLES11, can someone tell me how can I show it?
kie

malcolmlewis
30-Jul-2012, 14:41
Hello,
I'm missing the updater applet icon in the notification area in SLES11,
can someone tell me how can I show it?
kie



Hi
Which patchlevel of SLES11 and which desktop environment are you
running? If it's GNOME, check in your user Control Center -> Startup
Applications.

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kie
31-Jul-2012, 08:37
Hello Malcom,
The patchlevels are SP1 and SP2, the desktop environment is Gnome. In Startup Applications exist PackageKit Update Applet, but I don't see any notifications if Updates available.

kie

malcolmlewis
31-Jul-2012, 13:55
Hello Malcom,
The patchlevels are SP1 and SP2, the desktop environment is Gnome. In
Startup Applications exist PackageKit Update Applet, but I don't see any
notifications if Updates available.

kie



Hi
Can you check if updates are available from the command line, open a
terminal an change to root user?


su -
zypper ref
zypper lu

I must confess i don't actually use the update icon, I subscribe to
patch update emails for my notifications so I can review.

You can also check the settings via (maybe set it to daily);


gpk-prefs

There are other gpk-* applications to check various aspects eg
gpk-backend-status, gpk-update-viewer which may provide more details.

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up 2 days 9:19, 4 users, load average: 0.87, 0.71, 0.63
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kie
31-Jul-2012, 15:12
Hi,
zypper lu: shows available updates
gpk-prefs: Update Settings
Check for Updates --> Daily
Automatically Install --> nothing
Check for major upgrades --> Daily
Display Notification --> marked yes
gpk-update-viewer: shows available updates

kie

malcolmlewis
31-Jul-2012, 15:28
Hi,
zypper lu: shows available updates
gpk-prefs: Update Settings
Check for Updates --> Daily
Automatically Install --> nothing
Check for major upgrades --> Daily
Display Notification --> marked yes
gpk-update-viewer: shows available updates

kie



Hi
Ok, can you open a terminal, kill off the current gpk-update-icon, then
run in the terminal;


gpk-update-icon -v

This should provide additional debug info. Is it polling
etc?

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up 2 days 11:00, 4 users, load average: 0.22, 0.30, 0.37
CPU Intel i5 CPU M520@2.40GHz | Intel Arrandale GPU

kie
01-Aug-2012, 08:25
Hi,
can you tell me, how i can kill off the current gpk-update-icon?
kie

malcolmlewis
01-Aug-2012, 12:38
Hi,
can you tell me, how i can kill off the current gpk-update-icon?
kie


Hi
Run the following;


kill -9 `pidof gpk-update-icon`


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kie
01-Aug-2012, 13:31
Hi,
I can't kill gpk-update-icon, for each query (ps af | grep gpk-update-icon), the pid of gpk-update-icon changes.
kie

malcolmlewis
01-Aug-2012, 14:24
Hi,
I can't kill gpk-update-icon, for each query (ps af | grep
gpk-update-icon), the pid of gpk-update-icon changes.
kie



Hi
OK, then disable it via the Control Center -> Startup Applications,
logout then login and it shouldn't load.

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up 3 days 9:57, 4 users, load average: 0.44, 1.04, 0.66
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kie
02-Aug-2012, 07:05
Hi,
After running "gpk-update-icon -v" I get the following output:
TI:07:59:31 TH:0x63f010 FI:egg-debug.c FN:egg_debug_init,306
- Verbose debugging 1 (on console 1)GPK_VERBOSE
Exit: gpk_check_privileged_user returned FALSE

kie

malcolmlewis
02-Aug-2012, 15:38
Hi,
After running "gpk-update-icon -v" I get the following output:
TI:07:59:31 TH:0x63f010 FI:egg-debug.c FN:egg_debug_init,306
- Verbose debugging 1 (on console 1)GPK_VERBOSE
Exit: gpk_check_privileged_user returned FALSE

kie



Hi
And then it just exits back to the command prompt?

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malcolmlewis
02-Aug-2012, 17:12
Hi,
After running "gpk-update-icon -v" I get the following output:
TI:07:59:31 TH:0x63f010 FI:egg-debug.c FN:egg_debug_init,306
- Verbose debugging 1 (on console 1)GPK_VERBOSE
Exit: gpk_check_privileged_user returned FALSE

kie



Hi
And then it just exits back to the command prompt?


Also, can you run polkit-gnome-authorization and check the package kit
entries... I have none.

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up 4 days 12:45, 3 users, load average: 0.14, 0.20, 0.20
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kie
03-Aug-2012, 07:46
Hi,
Yes, after running "gpk-update-icon -v" it just exits back to the command prompt.
I've following packagekit entries:
- Update packages
- Trust a key used for signing packages
- Refresh system sources
- Change software source parameters
- Rollback to a previous transaction
- Set network proxy
- Remove package
- Install untrusted local file
- Install local file
- Accept EULA

kie

malcolmlewis
03-Aug-2012, 15:57
Hi,
Yes, after running "gpk-update-icon -v" it just exits back to the
command prompt.
I've following packagekit entries:
- Update packages
- Trust a key used for signing packages
- Refresh system sources
- Change software source parameters
- Rollback to a previous transaction
- Set network proxy
- Remove package
- Install untrusted local file
- Install local file
- Accept EULA

kie



Hi
There are no users in the entries above? I'm starting to run out of
ideas, very strange.

Can you create a new user and login to see if it's duplicated.

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Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
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up 5 days 11:29, 4 users, load average: 0.41, 0.38, 0.35
CPU Intel i5 CPU M520@2.40GHz | Intel Arrandale GPU

kie
06-Aug-2012, 08:34
Hi,
I've created a new user and with the new user-login I see the updater applet icon.
kie