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Re: [SLE] zmd error message at login
  • From: Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 16:12:58 +1000
  • Message-id: <44BF1EEA.4070605@xxxxxxxxxx>
michael norman wrote:
On Wednesday 19 July 2006 09:48, Basil Chupin wrote:
Istvan Gabor wrote:
Hello all:

I have disabled zmd (novell-zmd) in YaST/System/System
services. Since that I alway get an error message when I login
to my kde desktop. The message window is titled "Software
updater error" and it says: "zmd does not appear to be
running". This is normal since zmd is disabled but I would like
to get rid of this message popping up again and again.
I've checked the kde control center/kde components/service
manager whether I can turn off something related to zmd but I
could not find what to turn off (if there is something there at

How could I get rid of this message and disable software
updater for my kde session?
Go Start/System/Yast Control Centre/System/System Services (Runlevels)
and switch off Novell-zmd.

I have done that and I still get the same error message as the OP.

Just a suggestion: is it still running even though you have disabled it in System Services? Did you reboot after disabling it? Does it show up if you (as root) issue the command 'ps aux' (without the quotes)?


"It is well known that among the blind, the one-eyed man is king".

Desiderius Erasmus

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