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Re: F10: Unrequested automatic installation



On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 15:43 +0000, Paul Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Robert Locke <lists ralii com> wrote:
> > This seems unusual:
> >
> > Fresh install of F10 (from DVD) couple of days after release (28-Nov).
> >
> > I have added rpmfusion and livna repositories when the install was done.
> >
> > This morning after booting and logging in, a little bubble opened in the
> > lower right hand corner that said some updates were complete.  I had not
> > requested any updates.  Previous updates had all been done by me typing
> > "yum update" in a gnome-terminal.
> >
> > Reviewing /var/log/yum.log to see what was installed I find the
> > following:
> >
> > Dec 05 08:02:19 Installed: createrepo-0.9.6-3.fc10.noarch
> > Dec 05 08:02:20 Installed: 1:anaconda-yum-plugins-1.0-3.fc10.noarch
> > Dec 05 08:02:21 Installed: preupgrade-1.0.0-1.fc10.noarch
> >
> > Why were these packages automatically installed without me requesting
> > them?
> 
> The same happened here. That was why I sent to the list the post "How
> can one turn off automatic updates on F10?". Was this unrequested
> automatic installation episodic? Or should one configure something to
> avoid this automatic installations?
> 

I just posted in a reply to myself that it appears to be configured
under System-Preferences-System-Software Updates.  But mine is
configured to Automatically install: Nothing, so I am baffled why these
three packages were installed....

--Rob


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