[Bug 1046563] Re: update-manager never appears on lubuntu precise

Nicholas Skaggs nicholas.skaggs at canonical.com
Wed Sep 19 16:45:19 UTC 2012

Karl and Walter; speaking with mvo on this subject I was able to get
update-manager to work properly on my box, as well as display your

I believe you need to set the 'for other updates' setting to 'display
immediately'. check the setting page for update manager, you will see
the option. make sure everything is set to check daily and display
immediately. Then reboot your box, and everything should work as

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  update-manager never appears on lubuntu precise

Status in “update-manager” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  i have upgraded to 12.04.1 and I've recently noticed that update-
  manager no longer prompts to install updates.  Previous to 12.04.1, it
  was mostly popping up every day.

  To reproduce, run the cron script and see if update-manager comes up,
  which it won't.

  to fix the bug, update-manager should show updates when they are

  I believe that update-manager works properly on a default install of
  lubuntu 12.04.  however, once it runs and updates to the new update
  manager, update manager turns itself off.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: update-manager 1:
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-29.46-generic 3.2.24
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-29-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu12

  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Wed Sep  5 17:28:06 2012


   com.ubuntu.update-manager first-run false
   com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time 1343476329
   com.ubuntu.update-manager show-details true
   com.ubuntu.update-manager window-height 692
   com.ubuntu.update-manager window-width 600
  InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120205)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: update-manager
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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