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Old 07-21-2006, 12:09 PM   #1
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu - update notifier

Is there an applet or something that sits in the 'system tray' that lets you know if there are updates available?

I really like the applet for CentOS that does this and was wondering if there was something for Kubuntu.
Old 07-21-2006, 01:23 PM   #2
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AFIK there is one called update-notifier for gnome in ubuntu.
apt-get install update-notifier (maybe update-notification)

i removed it from my box because i didn't like it, but i think its installed by default with ubuntu-desktop.
Old 07-21-2006, 02:46 PM   #3
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yeh kubuntu has one called adept,

make sure that adept_notifier is running, it will only appear in the taskbar when updates are available.
Old 07-21-2006, 03:02 PM   #4
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Thanks guys.


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