kPackageKit does nothing

Billie Erin Walsh bilwalsh at
Fri Oct 9 22:17:18 BST 2009

James Tappin wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Oct 2009 20:19:07 +0200
> Karl Vanwynsberghe <Karl.Vanwynsberghe at> wrote:
> KV> I'm running Kubuntu 9.10 and i'm having a problim with kPackageKit.
> KV> It does actually...nothing.
> KV> 
> KV> There are never updates available, I can't search for packages,...
> KV> I can install all the updates with apt...
> KV> 
> KV> Any ideas?
> There are lots of problems with kpackagekit.
> Try installing adept (sudo apt-get install adept) and using that instead
> -- it's not the worlds best interface (IMHO the best package manager
> interface is the shaman manager from Chakra) but it's a lot more
> functional than kpackagekit.
Synaptic is _WAY_ better than what they've turned Adept into.

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