Jaunty Update Manager is broken

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 02:23:32 UTC 2009


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scott wrote:
> H.S. wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>> Steven Susbauer wrote:
>>>> H.S. wrote:
>>>>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Let us ignore the nm-applet errors below for now, even though I suspect
>>>>> the problems are related somehow.
>>>>>
>>>> Unless he has gone back, Karl uses wicd for the network and does not
>>>> have NetworkManager installed, and probably still has the entry in his
>>>> startup. I believe he mentioned removing the update notifier in a
>>>> previous post here as well (could be wrong on that one).
>>>>>> Jun  9 14:31:43 Jaunty x-session-manager[3291]: WARNING: Could not
>>>>>> launch applic
>>>>>> ation 'nm-applet.desktop': Unable to start application: Failed to
>>>>>> execute child
>>>>>> process "nm-applet" (No such file or directory)
>>>>>> Jun  9 14:39:01 Jaunty /USR/SBIN/CRON[4083]: (root) CMD (  [ -x
>>>>>> /usr/lib/php5/ma
>>>>> Finally, I think you should pay attention to the following.
>>>>>
>>>>>> Jun  9 14:31:16 Jaunty kernel: [   20.232355] synaptics was reset on
>>>>>> resume, see
>>>>>>  synaptics_resume_reset if you have trouble on resume
>>>> Synaptic package manager should be be generating kernel logs. This entry
>>>> is most likely about the synaptics touchpad driver.
>> Ah, okay.
> 
>>> 	Exactly!
>> So check kernel logs and see if you find something suspicious. Also,
>> check your Xsession errors file.
> 
>> Just a sypnopsis: in yourself confirm that apt and aptitude update and
>> pugrade work. So at least you can safely keep your system update and
>> install/remove/reinstall packages. The problem appears to be with your
>> password stuff and Gnome GUI sudo manager. Can you do something else
>> with GUI sudo (perhaps adjust system clock)?
> 
> This is just a stab in the dark, but didn't Karl say he deleted the
> key-ring app? Could this possibly have something to do with it?
> 
> Scott
	that app is seahorse and alas it is critical to PGP and must be there
and be used!


73 Karl

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	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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