How to enable Software Update notifications on desktop on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?

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  • How to enable Software Update notifications(gpk-update-icon) on desktop in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6?
  • Why does the available updates not notified in top panel?
  • Available updates are visible through yum update command, but there's no icon in desktop panel showing them.
  • gpk-update-icon not showing in gnome-panel.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Gnome

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