14.04 seems subject to bug 1046563 with update-manager/notifier

bapoumba bapoumba at ubuntu.com
Thu May 8 12:26:15 UTC 2014


Ah very very good point :
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/phased-updates.html
the iputils packages are showing up on that page.
Thank you much, I always forget about phase updates..


On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Dale Visser <dale.visser at live.com> wrote:

>  You may just be encountering "phased updates" for the first time in this
> version:
> http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/08/phased-updates-to-start-rolling-out-for-ubuntu-13-04
>
> It takes 2.5 days for a new phased update to roll out to all users.
> Apt-get bypasses the delays and gets everything that can be updated.
>
> Sent from my Windows Phone
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> From: bapoumba <bapoumba at ubuntu.com>
> Sent: ‎5/‎8/‎2014 5:50 AM
> To: John Hupp <lubuntu at prpcompany.com>
> Cc: lubuntu user list <lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: 14.04 seems subject to bug 1046563 with
> update-manager/notifier
>
>      Hello,
>
>  thanks for the email, I was about to post one.
>
>  First off, I'd like to apologize for silently joining the list a few
> weeks back. So hello, you'll mainly find me on the forums :)
>
>  I've added a few things to the forums thread, and linked the bug report
> here https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-dev/update-manager/main
>  I've also added "trusty" to the title.
>
>  Now I'm not that familiar with update-manager (software-updater) and not
> sure where to look at to troubleshoot and add useful information.
>  To me, the biggest issue is the discrepancy between apt-get upgrade and
> software updater.
>
>  Would anyone know ?
>
>  Have a good day !
>
>
> On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 9:13 PM, John Hupp <lubuntu at prpcompany.com> wrote:
>
> I don't find the issue in the Lubuntu or Ubuntu 14.04 Release Notes, but
> it seems like 14.04 is subject to https://bugs.launchpad.net/
> ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/1046563, reported for 12.04, in which
> automatic updating fails.
>
> I was noticing that I wasn't being prompted to install software updates.
>  I ran Software Updater (update-manager) manually once and got a big batch
> of updates.  I ran it manually again today and it identified another batch
> that I could get.  It included updates for Software Updater, so perhaps
> that will fix the problem.
>
> There is a big discussion of the problem at http://ubuntuforums.org/
> showthread.php?t=2222325. And beyond the notification problem, a number
> of people report seeing big differences between the updates identified by
> update-manager and Synaptic.
>
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