14.04 seems subject to bug 1046563 with update-manager/notifier
lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Thu May 8 16:43:17 UTC 2014
OK, I'm in good position to test whether this is the old bug at work or
simply phased updates working properly. I just ran Software Updater
manually and it identified 683 KB of updates available for the Lubuntu
Base. I did not install the updates, so within 2.5 days I should be
notified that there are updates available.
On 5/8/2014 8:26 AM, bapoumba wrote:
> Ah very very good point
> 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
> <mailto:dale.visser at live.com>> wrote:
> You may just be encountering "phased updates" for the first time
> in this version:
> 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
> Sent from my Windows Phone
> From: bapoumba <mailto:bapoumba at ubuntu.com>
> Sent: ?5/?8/?2014 5:50 AM
> To: John Hupp <mailto:lubuntu at prpcompany.com>
> Cc: lubuntu user list <mailto:lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: 14.04 seems subject to bug 1046563 with
> 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
> 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
> 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
> <mailto: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
> 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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