I’ve tried all the other solutions that I could find before like uninstalling and re-installing but nothing gets it to update. Is it even a useful, required piece of software?
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Have you already for your problem in the forum ? (Wisdom lies in asking → listening → reading )
It is if you use
If you don’t use
kdeconnect then uninstall both.
Do a downgrade of the package. See here: Packages
0.1-2 is the most recent version. Package managers get confused by the older version number, 0.1+r38.32d50a9-1, due to an unfortunate numbering quirk.
Do you read the update announcements? This solution was posted on the second thread of every update announcement for the past 2 months.
Have you seriously not updated your system in over 2 months?
As Takakage said, there is nothing to update. If some package manager offered you that sort of upgrade you are probably not properly synced. If you have another problem you have to formulate it more precisely and post some logs.
As has been outlined in countless other posts and in every release announcement for months …
sudo pacman -Syuu
Did you do that?
Seems to be working for all package managers but Discover, it keeps asking for an upgrade.
Which you SHOULD NOT BE USING AS A PACKAGE MANAGER.
For those that need more explanation.
Discover is fine for things like store.kde.org.
For Arch/Manjaro system packages it is a
Please see the literal first line of the Archwiki on the pacman subsection “Graphical Utilities”;
(which, honestly, is a very mild note for all the myriad problems it can actually produce)
I don’t. I use it as KDE widget update manager, which any other package managers are incapable of. I don’t think your argument isn’t convincing enough to ignore that it’s not doing things right.
So many negatives.
Lets break it down.
So you think my argument is convincing enough for people to ignore that its doing things wrong ?
Seems confusing to me.
You shout as if it’s something not need fixing, just don’t use it as a package manager and ignore whatever it is doing, instead of admitting there’s something missing there that needs fixing so it doesn’t display the wrong update information anymore.
I guess I used capitals.
But … what is there to admit?
Its not my tool … just like pamac is not … they dont work correctly, have not for years … so … I dont use them.
This is not a dichtomy between that and improving it.
By all means improve it if you can.
packagekit itself is broken … so unless you fix that … or have Discover use something else (both development cases neither of us has control over) … then the only good advice is to not use them for those purposes.
Up til now
The only valid package management in Arch (And manjaro) is the ALPM.
pacman uses it. even
pamac uses it with all its faults.
Discover … does not. It is not valid even if it ‘worked’ … which it doesnt.
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