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

>

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EDSAC_2_1960.jpg

>

> > [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

> > 1416

>

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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.