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Yumbiff Applet Version 1.2.1 Released

Yumbiff applet 1.2.1 is released. This is a gnome panel applet like 'rhn-applet', monitors yum repositories in background, and lets you know of any software package updates.

This release has fixesd an RPM packing bug which prevented proper installation except on x86_64 machines.

You can download the source (python scripts) tarball, binary and source RPMS for Fedora Core Linux, from the project's Files section.
Project summary page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/yumbiff-applet/

Posted by atsukada 2006-08-16

Yumbiff Applet Version 1.2.0 Released

Yumbiff applet 1.2.0 is released. This is a gnome panel applet like 'rhn-applet', monitors yum repositories in background, and lets you know of any software package updates.

In this release, a pretty serious bug has been fixed: when run by a non-root user, it checked updates only from local yum cache and did not refresh it by querying outside via networks.
This problem was fixed by using another command 'repoquery' instead of 'yum check-update'.
(I apologize to the users of previous versions.)... read more

Posted by atsukada 2006-06-28

Yumbiff Applet Version 1.1.0 Released

Yumbiff applet 1.1.0 is released. This is a gnome panel applet like 'rhn-applet', monitors yum repositories in background, and lets you know of any software package updates.

Changes from the previous ver.1.0.1 includes the improved response to the system status change by package install/un-install. And the icon image now changes in response to the background periodical query to the yum repositories. ... read more

Posted by atsukada 2006-04-19

Yumbiff Applet Version 1.0.1 Released

The First release of yumbiff applet has become available. This is a gnome panel applet like 'rhn-applet', monitors yum repositories in background, and lets you know of any software package updates.

It changes its icon when updates are available, and provides a tooltip that how many packages can be updated. Some of the 'yum' command line options can be configured using the preference dialog.

You can download the source (python scripts) tarball, binary and source RPMS for Fedora Core Linux from the project's Files section.
(and you can use the subversion repository, of course).
I hope lots of people may be interested in.... read more

Posted by atsukada 2006-04-16

Nice to see you

Initial import to svn repo.

Posted by atsukada 2006-04-15

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