Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 18:21:12 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 11:17 +0200, O. Sinclair wrote:
> Thomas Olsen wrote:
> > On 7/10-2009 10:44 Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 08:19 +0200, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> >>> Is there any way to *totally* stop update-notifier-kde from running on
> >>> Jaunty other than nuking the file?
> >> Kinda like being on a website with the unwanted pop-ups. :) Ric
> >>
> > 
> > Well it's not the pop-ups. I usually kill the process before they arrive. It's 
> > the +20 minutes it's crunching my HD. I just want to do "sudo aptitude update 
> > && sudo aptitude safe-upgrade".
> > I *really* hope the update notifier is optimized in Karmic.
> > 
> Is it not a daemon you can stop from running or something such? I am 
> also annoyed by it as I got it popping up umpteen times when I was using 
> aptitude for an upgrade "can not get lock of database bla bla bla"

Yup, that's it. I remember the days when I could run 8 modems and 12
terminals off of a 486 and still play Doom][ (slow as heck, but it
ran!). We didn't have all of the overhead of these "conveniences".
<cackles> Ric

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