On Sunday, March 30, 2014 04:05:12 P John Pilkington wrote:
> On 30/03/14 15:18, Reindl Harald wrote:
> > Am 30.03.2014 16:05, schrieb Patrick O'Callaghan:
> >> On Sun, 2014-03-30 at 21:11 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >>> When I run KDE only systems it is "apper" that pops up on the systray
> >>> to inform of available updates and what I use to perform the updates.
> >> Slightly OT: what's the recommended way of stopping that? I'd rather use
> >> yum and not have Apper pestering me. Besides which it occasionally holds
> >> grabs a lock while I'm trying to use yum (I presume that's PackageKit's
> >> fault)
> > just cleanup your system?
> > why is package-kit installed if you don't user it
> > why is apper installed if you don't use it?
> > why is anything installed you don't use?
> Well, in my case I imagine PackageKit et al arrived at some time via
> something like 'yum install KDE-desktop' and just got left there. I
> haven't done a clean install on this box since perhaps F12.
> And FWIW I usually use Firefox for browsing and Konqueror for file
> management :-)
> ... and, since we're reminiscing, here's a picture of my first jobqueue
> > [harry@srv-rhsoft:~]$ rpm -q apper
> > package apper is not installed
> > [harry@srv-rhsoft:~]$ rpm -q PackageKit
> > package PackageKit is not installed
> > [harry@srv-rhsoft:~]$ rpm -qa | wc -l
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wow I didnt know it was possible to just keep upgrading without a fresh install after so many upgraded installs that things wouldnt start to get buggy.