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Old 11-02-2008, 11:10 AM   #1
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Question Stopping auto updates

i am using F9 64 bit. i want to install updates via yumex instead of auto ones. when i run yum install through terminal yum is already busy. initially it used to show an icon oon the tray and i used to manually disable it. there isnt any icon any more.

please guide.
Old 11-03-2008, 04:20 AM   #2
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Under System > Adminstration, there should be a heading called "Services" that has a list of all the running (and disabled) services. Just locate the one that does the updating and uncheck it (probably called yum-updatesd or something like that).


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