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[opensuse] OpenSUSE updater problem
  • From: Paul Korossy <p1037905@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 18:35:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <200910061835.04224.p1037905@xxxxxxxxx>

For a few weeks my online-update applet in the system tray has indicated that
new updates are available. But clicking on 'details' it shows only the
following line:
'Dummy patch for applet state'
and won't search for real updates anymore.
If I try to install the dummy, the tray icon seems to be updating 'forever'.
I can only make the applet work by restarting and manually forcing it to check
for updates, so it can show the available new packages which can then be
But after a few days 'Dummy patch' returns for some reason.
The configuration parameters are set up correctly to check for updates every
24 hours, my system is an OpenSUSE 11.1 x86_64 with KDE 4.3.1

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