Tray notification applet for informing about package updates in Slackware
SUN (Slackware Update Notifier) is a tray notification applet for informing about package updates in Slackware and CLI tool for monitoring upgraded packages.
SUN compares the two dates of ChangeLog.txt files on the server and locally by counting how many packages have been upgraded, rebuilt or added etc.
SUN works with slackpkg as well as with others tools and repositories. Probably, you can use the SUN with other’s Slackware based Linux distributions as well.
Required root privileges $ tar xvf sun-1.5.2.tar.gz $ cd sun-1.5.2 $ ./install.sh Installed as Slackware package
/etc/sun/repositories.tomlfile and change a http mirror for your country.
$ sun help SUN (Slackware Update Notifier) - Version: 1.5.2 Usage: sun [OPTIONS] Optional arguments: help Display this help and exit. start Start sun daemon. stop Stop sun daemon. restart Restart sun daemon. check Check for software updates. status Sun daemon status. info Os information. Start GTK icon from the terminal: sun start --gtk $ sun start Starting SUN daemon: /usr/bin/sun_daemon & $ sun check 3 software updates are available from 1 repository Slack: samba-4.1.17-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz Slack: mozilla-firefox-31.5.2esr-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz Slack: mozilla-thunderbird-31.5.2-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz $ sun stop Stopping SUN daemon: /usr/bin/sun_daemon $ sun status SUN is not running
If you want sun daemon to autostart automatically in every boot, run as root: $ sun_daemon enable or for disable the autostart sun daemon: $ sun_daemon disable for help $ sun_daemon help
/etc/sun/sun.toml General configuration of sun /etc/sun/repositories.toml Repositories configuration of sun
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