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FS#72310 - [packagekit] missing symlink since 1.2.3-1

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Philip Müller (philm) - Thursday, 30 September 2021, 20:21 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Sunday, 10 October 2021, 19:27 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No



Last working package is:

See also here:

Additional info:

After updating packagekit from 1.1.13-1 to 1.2.3-1 updates via Gnome Software are not installed anymore.

If new packages are available software center shows that there are some update. User can press download, packages will be downloaded and after
that it press "reboot and install". Devices reboots into systemd target, but nothing is installed. Afterwards it reboots
back into user session. Because nothing was installed, then software center shows again that the same updates are still available.

I've checked 1.2.3-1 package content and the problem is that symlink for
packagekit-offline-update.service in /lib/systemd/system/ is missing.

After following command:

cd /usr/lib/systemd/system/; ln -s ../packagekit-offline-update.service packagekit-offline-update.service
offline system updates work again.

Issue is still current with latest 1.2.x packages
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Comment by Léo (Leeo97one) - Sunday, 06 February 2022, 00:16 GMT
Also, the "/lib/systemd/system/" directory is missing.

See the first recommendation: