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Re: RHN subscription



On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 03:39 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 16:25 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> > If you want to check for updates, try "yum check-update" instead.
> 
> Which takes several minutes to complete (fetch new information, and
> parse local files, etc.).  Yet RHN would let you know in a few seconds
> that there were some updates, and would only go through the long process
> of working out what, *if* you wanted to follow it up.
> 
> I miss that aspect of RHN.
> 

The RHN alert icon is on the panel for me by default.  All it takes is a
few seconds to configure it and it works to do exactly what you suggest.


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