Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73219
Does not inform user of update packages availability
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:15 EDT
Panel icon always shows a check even though updated packages are available.
what version of the panel icon are you running? ('rpm -q rhn-applet' will
display it). if you're running < 2.0.0-14, try the latest from rawhide
As of 9/1/02, rawhide has 2.0.0-14. If their is a newer version it's not up yet.
This version refuses to run and spits out python puke. I will patently await a
2.0.0-19 is now available via up2date.
does the lates work for you now?
Yes it does, nice job. One thing though, when right clicking on the applet and
choosing 'check for updates' brought up a window with a list of updates. If this
See two attached images. I'm seeing the same thing -- the vim security updates
were available, not installed on my system, and the blue check mark was still
[kaboom@verdande tmp]$ rpm -q rhn-applet
on RHL 8.0
Created attachment 89409 [details]
desktop showing blue check mark
Here's the desktop showing the blue check mark before I manually ran up2date
Created attachment 89410 [details]
Here's me manually getting errata, showing that they were really available
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rhn_applet has not worked in since FC3 or so. However this is old news since
up2date has been replaced with yum nnd pup. I'm closing this bug, RIP.