package-update-indicator - Notify about available software updates

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename package-update-indicator_2.0-1_amd64.deb
Package name package-update-indicator
Package version 2.0
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/gnome
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 29.72 KB
Installed size 128.00 KB
This small utility which regularly checks for software updates and notifies
the user about available updates using desktop notifications and either
a status notifier icon or a system tray icon.
It is primarily intended for desktops which do not already have this
functionality built-in, such as Xfce.


Package Version Architecture Repository
package-update-indicator_2.0-1_i386.deb 2.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
package-update-indicator - - -


Name Value
dconf-gsettings-backend -
gsettings-backend -
libappindicator3-1 >= 0.4.90
libc6 >= 2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.41.2
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.9.10
libpackagekit-glib2-18 >= 0.9.4
libpolkit-gobject-1-0 >= 0.99
libupower-glib3 >= 0.99.0
packagekit >= 1.1.8


Type URL
Binary Package package-update-indicator_2.0-1_amd64.deb
Source Package package-update-indicator

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install package-update-indicator deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install package-update-indicator




2018-12-16 - Matthias Klumpp <>
package-update-indicator (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release, replacing pk-update-icon (Closes: #906839)
* Split out apt-config-auto-update to its own source package,
for the people who still need it.
2017-01-22 - Matthias Klumpp <>
pk-update-icon (2.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update debian/watch file
* Bump compat-level and standards-version (no changes needed)
* Use secure Vcs-* URLs
* Depend on gnome-packagekit (instead of gnome-packagekit-session)
2015-08-12 - Matthias Klumpp <>
pk-update-icon (2.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release: 2.0.0
2015-04-25 - Matthias Klumpp <>
pk-update-icon (1.0.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Don't use deprecated Apt options (Closes: #778869)
* Build-depend on docbook-xsl-ns instead of docbook-xsl
- Closes: #779257
* a-c-auto-update: Break/Replace update-notifier-common
- Closes: #779661
2014-11-24 - Matthias Klumpp <>
pk-update-icon (1.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add config snippets for Apt to enable auto-cache-updates
2014-11-07 - Matthias Klumpp <>
pk-update-icon (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release (Closes: #768471, #710355)

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