• Open Updates on logon before it first checks, fails to show updates


    Hi everyone.
    After my logon, if I open the updates program, it just shows an empty window. After a few seconds it shows the message that has updates, but the updates windows keeps blocked and does not show the updates.
    I have to close and reopen the updates.
    Anyone else experienced this? Where can I report this?
    Thanks.
    Casquinhas

  • @casquinhas
    Never seen that behavior. You may have a poor connection or poor mirrors.

    Which DE? And some more information about your machine to start finding reasons.

    sudo pacman -S inxi
    inxi -Fxxc0
    
  • @manuel said in Open Updates on logon before it first checks, fails to show updates:

    inxi -Fxxc0

    Output of inxi is below. I do have a fast ethernet connection 120Mbit/sec. I think that as it’s not finished to check for updates or is doing the check, if I open it, it stays kinda blocked, not showing anything. So I close it and open again and it works as expected.
    I have will reboot now after too many updates done because paman was missing and I did not updated it yesterday. Also I deleted by mistake the lightdm directory and my system went nuts. Somehow I managed to configure it back and now I have Cinnamon again but not all is as before.
    But hey, I’m a long time Windows user/programmer and I’m on Linux/Antergos only about 2 months now. Learning a lot and loving it.

    [email protected]:/home/lino 13:13:17 #>inxi -Fxxc0
    System: Host: linodesk Kernel: 4.14.10-1-ARCH x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.2.1
    Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.22.26) dm: lightdm,sddm,sddm
    Distro: Antergos Linux
    Machine: Device: desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: P5Q-PRO v: Rev 1.xx serial: MS1C8AB10500543
    BIOS: American Megatrends v: 2102 date: 02/23/2009
    CPU: Dual core Intel Core2 Duo E8400 (-MCP-)
    arch: Penryn rev.10 cache: 6144 KB
    flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 12002
    clock speeds: min/max: 2003/3003 MHz 1: 3003 MHz 2: 3003 MHz
    Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GK208 [GeForce GT 730]
    bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1287
    Display Server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: nvidia
    Resolution: [email protected]
    OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GT 730/PCIe/SSE2
    version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 387.34 (compat-v: 4.6.0) Direct Render: Yes
    Audio: Card-1 NVIDIA GK208 HDMI/DP Audio Controller
    driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:0e0f
    Card-2 Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller
    driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:3a3e
    Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.14.10-1-ARCH
    Network: Card: Qualcomm Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 Gigabit or Fast Ethernet
    driver: ATL1E port: dc00 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 1969:1026
    IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full
    mac: 00:23:54:51:a9:2a
    Drives: HDD Total Size: 3120.6GB (65.8% used)
    ID-1: /dev/sdb model: KINGSTON_SA400S3 size: 120.0GB
    serial: 50026B7779002263 temp: 30C
    ID-2: /dev/sdc model: WDC_WD10EZRZ size: 1000.2GB
    serial: WD-WCC4J6XY9PN1 temp: 31C
    ID-3: USB /dev/sda model: Backup+_Desk size: 2000.4GB
    serial: NA5KTK8B-0:0 temp: 0C
    Partition: ID-1: / size: 102G used: 58G (61%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb2
    ID-2: /boot size: 243M used: 54M (24%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb1
    ID-3: swap-1 size: 8.38GB used: 0.00GB (0%)
    fs: swap dev: /dev/sdb5
    Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 34.0C mobo: 35.0C gpu: 0.0:42C
    Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 2220 psu: 0 sys-1: 0 sys-2: 0
    Info: Processes: 178 Uptime: 4:39 Memory: 4316.0/7983.8MB
    Init: systemd v: 236 Gcc sys: 7.2.1
    Client: Shell (bash 4.4.121 running in bash) inxi: 2.3.53
    [email protected]:/home/lino 13:13:35 #>

  • Could not yet manage to replicate this, opened the updates soon as I logon and it opened paman normally. But I will try to do it everytime I reboot and if I found it again, I’ll try to replicate or understand why it was doing this. Thank you.

  • Haha! Catch it! It’s when you do double-click on the paman icon on the icon tray.

    If you press one click, it opens normal.

    If you double-click it opens but stays all black and shows nothing. The mouse keeps on “thinking” in circules.

    It has to be fast double-click. So how do I even try to report this? And where?

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