Fedora 20, gnome 3.10: Disable auto download of updates

With the latest Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) and Gnome 3.10.x, The package updates are automatically downloaded and presented for updates. However at times you don’t want it. To disable it do the following..

  1. Open dconf-editor (If you don’t have it – yum install dconf-editor)
  2. Navigate to /org/gnome/settings-daemon/plugins/updates
  3. Uncheck auto-download-updates checkbox

Gnome Disable auto update downloads

2 thoughts on “Fedora 20, gnome 3.10: Disable auto download of updates”

  1. That path has changed since Fedora 21.
    Now you have to :
    – Navigate to “org/gnome/software”
    – Uncheck “download-updates” checkbox

    Or you can do it with the command line :
    gsettings set org.gnome.software download-updates false

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