Upgrade Notifications for Kubuntu and Ubuntu Studio

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Sep 8 20:30:02 UTC 2022

Note that Discover is just using PackageKit, so it's a problem to address there.

If despite having Discover be "very, very flawed" you want to have a
discussion one day about how to make it fit for your purpose, I'll be
happy to join and see what can be done.


On Thu, Sep 8, 2022 at 6:41 PM Erich Eickmeyer <eeickmeyer at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, September 8, 2022 3:28:46 AM PDT Harald Sitter wrote:
> > https://invent.kde.org/system/distro-release-notifier may help
> >
> Thanks, Harald! I'm working on a package for this now. I wonder why it never
> got packaged as I don't see anything resembling it in the archives? Either
> way, this needs to be packaged yesterday. I might try to get this into Kinetic
> with an FFe if it works.
> It doesn't, however, solve the problem with the package autoremoval feature
> that Discover lacks and Update Manager gives. I guess this would be a feature
> request in the upstream KDE Discover bugzilla. It's a "nice-to-have" and not
> quite as high priority as a whole Ubuntu/Distro Release Notification.
> Thanks, this is at least a lead in the KDE direction. I'd just like to see
> what kind of options we have from the Ubuntu side as well since I'd expect
> Ubuntu, as our main community, to be our #1 advocates and supporters.
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