Software Updater opens during apt-get upgrade

Bug #1365059 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2014-09-03
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Ubuntu 14.04

While I was running apt-get upgrade, Software Updater opened by itself and showed a variety of updates, including security updates.

This isn't actually covered in the spec. It says that Software Updater should open to show *non-security* updates only if "no other package management utility (e.g. Synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center) is running". But it doesn't take into account the possibility that security updates are available but installing.

<>: "Software Updater should launch automatically, in the background but not minimized, when ... no other package management utility (''e.g.'' Synaptic or `apt-get upgrade`) is running, and any of these are true:..."

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: update-manager 1:0.196.12
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-34.60-generic
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-34-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.3

Architecture: i386
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Sep 3 15:33:09 2014
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'show-details' b'true'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-height' b'526'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'first-run' b'false'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-width' b'500'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'launch-time' b'1409753634'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2011-02-24 (1286 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-03-10 (177 days ago)

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
assignee: Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) → nobody
status: New → Triaged
description: updated
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