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Re: howto enable automatic updates without gui



On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 12:00:40PM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 09:24:25AM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> >> Tom Diehl wrote:
> >> 
> >> > On Wed, 1 Apr 2009, Neal Becker wrote:
> >> > 
> >> >> How can I enable automatic updates on a F10 box without having a
> >> >> desktop login (that is, I have ssh access)?
> >> > 
> >> > yum install yum-updatesd
> >> > 
> >> > Then modify /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf to taste.
> >> > 
> >> > Regards,
> >> > 
> >> 
> >> OK, that's old-school :)  I thought packagekit was supposed to handle
> >> this stuff.
> > 
> > It does; check your GNOME main menu, under System > Prefs > System >
> > Software Updates.
> > 
> 
> Yeah, but how can I enable that without a gui?

Oh, I see.  Well, you could set this in gconf-editor but AIUI it won't
make a difference unless you do login at the console desktop, or (2)
change the update policies using PolicyKit to allow PackageKit actions
when logged in to a remote session.

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