update-notifier(1) daemon which notifies about package updates.


update-notifier [OPTIONS...]


update-notifier puts an icon in the user's notification area when package updates are available.


-h, --help
Shows help options.
Enable hooks debugging.
Enable updates/autolaunch debugging.
Enable inotify debugging.
Enable firmware debugging.
Force start even if the user is not in the admin group.
Force running all commands (update-manager, synaptic) with gksu.
Delay startup by given amount of seconds.
X display to use.

In addition, the usual GTK+ and GNOME command line options apply. See the output of --help for details.


This manual page was written by Vincent Cheng <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).