Software Uptater problems

Bob ubuntu-qygzanxc at
Thu Jan 15 00:57:11 UTC 2015

** Reply to message from Scott Blair <scott.blair at> on Wed, 14 Jan
2015 19:13:08 -0500

> On 01/14/2015 05:40 PM, Bob wrote:
> > ** Reply to message from Colin Law <clanlaw at> on Wed, 14 Jan 2015
> > 21:53:28 +0000
> >
> >> On 14 January 2015 at 19:10, Bob <ubuntu-qygzanxc at> wrote:
> >>> ...
> >>> I did not start the updater the system did.  I do not know how long the icon
> >>> was on the launch pad.
> >> OK, when you said you clicked on the icon I thought you meant to start
> >> it.
> > I guess it is semantics.  The system places the Software Updater icon on the
> > launch pad when there are updates available.  When I clicked on the Software
> > Updater icon did I start the program or was it already running?
> >
> >
> >>  Were there other applications open on screen already?  Possibly
> >> the updater window was behind some other window on screen.   I have
> >> seen that a few times with Unity with a number of applications.  If
> >> you click to show something and it does not show it is worth
> >> minimising all the other apps to see if the window is behind one of
> >> them.
> > Yes there were other open windows and I did minimize then to see if it was
> > behind them.
> >
> I had this problem. I would right click on the update icon and select
> install. Then after an hour I would take it off the task bar. I knew
> that it was installing updates, because I would have to reboot on some
> of the updates. I don't remember when it got fixed, just started working
> right one day.

Nice to know I am not the only one having the problem.

I hope I have the same luck and it starts working.

Robert Blair

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