Computer Tips - What is that packagekitd program that's running on my system?
Q. What is that packagekitd program that's running on my system?
I didn't start it!
A. In RedHat/Fedora/CentOS its part of the PackageKit package. The description
of that is:
PackageKit is a D-Bus abstraction layer that allows the session user
to manage packages in a secure way using a cross-distro,
The deamon, packagekitd, is started on demand when you run dnf and it
stops after a while of non-use.