Update Manager Extension For Gnome Shell On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

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Update manager indicator notify you with available updates for the system. it shows up on the top panel of gnome shell interface with how many updates available, update name, brief information about the update and the size for each update.

From the update manager indicator menu your can click on update to get latest updates from added repository and you can upgrade them directly from the menu as well. Also you can adjust the refresh interval between each time to check for updates.

[How To]: Install Update Manager extension On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

Run Terminal ” Ctrl+Alt+t ” then type.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:aegirxx-googlemail/gnome-shell-extensions

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extension-updateindicator

To activate update manager extension, run Gnome Tweak Tool then turn on the update manager extension from shell extension menu.

In case you don’t have Gnome Tweak Tool you can install it.

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Source.

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