The Muon update manager is a recent introduction to Kubuntu. You can use the Muon update manager to manage packages on your system, and keep your installed packages up to date. You can also use the Muon update manager to manage software sources on your system.
There are several options to help you manage your updates as well. You can select which sources are checked for updates and how frequently.
With the Muon update manager you can also choose if you want to be informed about new distribution upgrades. Updates can be performed in the background as well if you prefer. Users should update regularly to ensure maximum system security.
The following items make up the Muon update manager interface.
The Menu Bar
The menu bar is located at the top of the Muon update manager window. Inside the menus you can find all of the actions and options that will help you interact with the Muon update manager.
The Action Bar
The action bar is located directly below the menu bar. Here you can find several shortcuts for the most commonly used actions.
The Package Display Area
This is the primary package display area where you can view and interact with all of the available and installed packages. From the right-click menu you can mark packages for installation, removal, upgrade, or re-installation.
The Package Details Panel
This panel is located at the bottom of the Muon package manager window. Here you can find technical details about packages, information about dependencies, and version information.
You can even use the Muon update manager to manage your software sources and repositories using the convenient graphical user interface. Just look in the settings menu for the configure software sources button.