Joomla Update Missing in from Admin Menu
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Revision as of 13:55, 18 June 2012 by Sueter
Starting with version 2.5.4, the Joomla core is updated with the new component Joomla Update instead of in Extensions/Install/Update. If Joomla Update shows as an installed component but is not in the Admin Menu under Components, you are missing the entry in the database table #__menus.