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Update history empty

Post by externa1 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:13 pm

Hi @all

It is not that I urgently need it but it is interesting to me why in mintupdatetool the update history is empty on one of my pc's ?

does anyone know where i may look for this / get the history back listed ?

rg

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Re: Update history empty

Post by Cosmo. » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:16 pm

Open synaptic -> file menu -> history. What does this give?

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Re: Update history empty

Post by externa1 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:32 pm

Cosmo. wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:16 pm
Open synaptic -> file menu -> history. What does this give?
Yes in synaptic the history is still there - but not in mintupdatetool :(
as i said - its not big problem to me - just interesting why its gone in mintupdatetool ?

rg
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Re: Update history empty

Post by administrollaattori » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:56 pm

Via Terminal

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egrep -w 'upgrade|install' /var/log/dpkg.log

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cat /var/log/apt/history.log

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Re: Update history empty

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:44 pm

externa1 wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:32 pm
Yes in synaptic the history is still there - but not in mintupdatetool :(
as i said - its not big problem to me - just interesting why its gone in mintupdatetool ?
No idea. From what I see in the code the update manager seems to use the same history.log file as synaptic. As UM shows only a part of the history, there must be a filter somewhere, but I did not find it.

See after the next updates, if the history in UM fills itself again.

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Re: Update history empty

Post by externa1 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:13 pm

Cosmo. wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:44 pm
externa1 wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:32 pm
Yes in synaptic the history is still there - but not in mintupdatetool :(
as i said - its not big problem to me - just interesting why its gone in mintupdatetool ?
No idea. From what I see in the code the update manager seems to use the same history.log file as synaptic. As UM shows only a part of the history, there must be a filter somewhere, but I did not find it.

See after the next updates, if the history in UM fills itself again.
I did - it keeps empty :
Bildschirmfoto vom 2018-04-25 00-02-08.jpg
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Re: Update history empty

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:01 pm

Create a fresh new user account with admin-type (so it is member of the group sudo). Do the next update from the test account. (This does not make any difference for the system.) Same there?

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Re: Update history empty

Post by externa1 » Mon May 07, 2018 3:10 pm

Cosmo. wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:01 pm
Create a fresh new user account with admin-type (so it is member of the group sudo). Do the next update from the test account. (This does not make any difference for the system.) Same there?
The history magically came back :)
Don't know why it was gone and neither why it's back now -


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