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3.5. gpk-update-icon

It is the application that allows to see new updates notification and the PackageKit task queue in the GNOME panel.
When gnome-packagekit is installed, the icon starts automatically when you log into the system. This application displays an icon in the notification area when software updates are available and it is responsible for showing notifications about PackageKit transactions and events. It is also responbile to invoke gpk-update-viewer for system updates.
gpk-update-icon screenshot
Figure 3.27. gpk-update-icon