up2date and synaptic

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 4 02:37:03 UTC 2004

Craig Thomas said:
>> > but i like to run the synaptic which i like or which i more prefer but
>> > sad to say it didn't detect the available updates ... but isn't it
>> that
>> > i used the same servers for both applications (up2date and synaptic)
> Synaptic uses yum

No it doesn't, it uses apt.

>and the RHN (red !) icon uses up2date.

Most of the mirrors only support yum (which up2date uses by default) and
not apt.  Having up2date and synaptic looking at two different servers
isn't that out of the ordinary.

William Hooper

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