How to get the update manager to run in the panel (as it does by default)?

Chris G cl at
Tue Dec 14 19:47:50 CET 2010

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 07:43:27PM +0100, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Chris G <cl at> wrote:
> > How does one get the default Update Manager way of working where it
> > appears in the xfce panel when new updates are available?
> >
> The Update Manager icon appears in the systray (not the panel) when
> new updates are available. Otherwise, it doesn't.
Not if you don't do *something* first it doesn't! :-)

I have update manager installed but it never appears automatically (i.e. 
when some updates are available).  How does it get run and how does it
get to appear in the systray rather than as a normal application?

Chris Green

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