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I am using Ubuntu 11.10; Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic with Gnome 3.2.1

Yesterday I was browsing through the totem plugins and accidentally hit activate on the dbus plugin. When I started Totem after that, it showed the UI for like a second and then quit. I ran it in terminal and got the following error output:

(totem:3808): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: Property 'object' on class
'ZeitgeistDpPlugin' has type 'TotemObject' which is different from the type 
'GObject', of the property on interface 'PeasActivatable'

Segmentation fault

I don't really get what it's trying to tell me...though I am pretty sure that I messed up something by turning on that plugin.

So I would like to know how to deactivate it again...outside of totem. I would also like to know what actually caused the failure.

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I moved the answer out of your question and into a real "Answer". In the future, feel free to post answers to your own questions to help future visitors find the solutions as quickly as possible. –  michaelms Jan 6 '12 at 19:58
    
thanks, I actually wanted to do that but it told me that I couldn't answer my own questions –  Daniel Jan 7 '12 at 13:40
    
yeah, I think you might have to wait a couple days after posting the question before you can answer it. –  michaelms Jan 7 '12 at 18:07
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The problem can be fixed by deleting the dbus folder in the /usr/lib/totem/plugins directory.

If there is another more elegant way to do this please comment...

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