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“debconf-communicate dumped core”. What sends QUIT (“signal 3”)?

(I have installed systemd-coredump) What would send a QUIT signal to debconf-communicate? Since the backtrace does not include raise() / kill(), I guess I can assume this fatal signal was sent to ...
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PackageKit logs a message about “only_trusted:0”

I ran pkcon update force. I noticed PackageKit is logging about only_trusted:0. That is, an operation where the only_trusted option is disabled. Even though I did not pass --allow-untrusted to ...
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openSuse: how to get rid of annoying “Authentication Required” dialog from auto-update

This annoying dialog "Authentication Required" started to pop up recently, just after every login to KDE, demanding root password to refresh system repositories. After a minute or so it disappears on ...
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Sub-process returned an error code when apt-get install package

sudo apt-get install numactl E: Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success '/usr/bin/test -e /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.PackageKit.service && /usr/bin/...
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Will “pkcon refresh” trigger something like “apt update” on Debian?

I'm wondering if Packagekit's command pkcon refresh also pulls in information about updateable packages from Debian mirrors - like: apt update does - or if it just updates Packagekit's internal ...
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Modify RPM package to remove dependencies

tl;dr: We build an RPM package that automatically detect dependencies (no Requires in .spec file). How can I remove dependencies from this RPM package. Long story:-> I'm shipping the dynamic ...
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Fedora 25 : Gnome Software Center and Curl not working behind proxy

Update - I'm on Fedora 25 now but the issue is still unsolved. I have Fedora 25 Workstation on my laptop. The internet access is through proxy server only. I have successfully configured proxy ...
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GNOME Software/PackageKit lists only installed packages

I noticed that GNOME Software on my Fedora 24 installation only shows packages that are already installed (even in the featured and editor's picks sections). I also can't search for new packages to ...
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Will etckeeper do auto-commits when PackageKit-hif is used [i.e. Fedora Workstation]?

[etckeeper] hooks into package managers like apt to automatically commit changes made to /etc during package upgrades [to a git repository] Fedora uses libhif as a backend for PackageKit tools, such ...
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How to disable PackageKit software update password dialog?

The PackageKit Project dialog keeps popping up to prompt for the root password on my Debian Jessie desktop, apparently assuming that the logged in account has root permissions or knows the root ...
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Self updating application

I'm writing an application (say, example_1.0.rpm) that is hosted externally (on example.com) and this app tries to update itself on every launch whenever new version is available. My approach: Check ...
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Kali Linux disable automatic package updates

I'm using Kali Linux, latest edition and in the last two weeks it has auto-updated packages. I wasn't aware of this until I saw a notification bubble and when I checked out the GNOME PackageKit ...
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“Software update” appears empty in Debian, but there are upgrades available

I'm running Debian 7 on vmware workstation. When I run Applications - System Tool - Software Update I just get a blank window, nothing happens. Updating the system works fine with "apt-get update &...
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In Gnome, how do I decide whether to accept a PackageKit software source?

When I try to install software in the Gnome environment of Linux (mine is openSUSE) from a repository that I have not used before, PackageKit asks me to respond "Yes" or "Cancel" to a dialog "Software ...