D-BUS is a messaging system used by applications to talk to each other.

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Can't start lightdm anymore since I installed DBus

I am looking to read a SATA port in Java, and saw I could do so installing DBus, so I downloaded DBus from here http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/dbus.html and installed it (only ...
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Need to update dbus

Can't send ussd using modem manager gui: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface 'org.freedesktop.ModemManager1.Modem.Modem3gpp.Ussd' on object at path ...
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Error sending USSD ubuntu 14.04

GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface 'org.freedesktop.ModemManager1.Modem.Modem3gpp.Ussd' on object at path /org/freedesktop/ModemManager1/Modem/2 can't send ussd ...
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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Is Bluez (bluetoothd) not sending DBUS method_call SelectConfiguration upon Connection? If so, how do I catch it?

UPDATE : not solved yet, but part of a solution. See below. I am attempting to connect my iPod or other smart device to my laptop (Kubuntu 13.10) via bluetooth and stream a2dp-encoded music to a ...
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Couldn't connect to accessibility bus

When using ssh with X11 forwarding, I am getting various errors and warnings when running gui applications. As an example, any time I am running gitg, I get the following warning: ** (gitg:15904): ...
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System hangs when dbus service is restarted

When I run the command service dbus restart the system hangs. I can move the mouse pointer properly but toolbars can not be seen, terminals can not be opened and I can not do anything till I reboot my ...
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How to update D-Bus on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm looking for a simple way to update or to install D-Bus 1.6 or higher version on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install d-bus 1.8 package from the following link, unfortunately Ubuntu does not start again ...
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dbus and preempt-RT patch compatibility

I’m working on a project which need to use dbus under Linux kernel patched with preempt-RT. Following the preempt-RT wiki, each RT application needs to have some modification about Policy and Priority ...
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how to pass uubaa{qv} arguments to gdbus?

I found the way to pass a {sv}, that is working well, (thanks to aport), but my arguments are more complex. uubaa{qv} I tried to pass it like that: "1 1 0 [[{160: <46.52>},{161: ...
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Fix a dbus-deamon bug which uses all the processing power

There is a bug in dbus-deamon.bug#1228321 on launchpad or maybe bug#680444. Also bug#261180 on KDE and bug#xyz everywhere. It has been reported everywhere a long time ago(in 2010 on KDE). It seems ...
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How to set up DBus query to get play state of VLC?

I'm experiencing this problem where VLC continues to inhibit the power management daemon even after playback has ended (even though the option in the VLC preferences is labeled "Inhibit the power ...
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D-BUS error after upgrading

I upgraded my ubuntu from 13.4 to 13.10. But my Vidalia can run correctly. morteza@com:~$ vidalia (process:2605): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon: An AppArmor policy ...
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banshee --next from virtual console

I would like to do banshee --next, or just control banshee in general, from a virtual console (e.g., the one I get when I press Ctr-Alt-F1). Is that possible? How can I do it?
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Juju Local failed with /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory

I am following steps from juju startup with lcx. At first step of juju bootstrap it gives error as: ERROR juju.provider.local environ.go:435 could not install mongo service: exec ["start" ...
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infinity plugin audacious

Hey guys I'm quite new to ubuntu so sorry for asking newbi questions but: I found this interessting visualization plug-in for audacious (http://sourceforge.net/projects/infinity-plugin/) but I have no ...
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Problems changing contents of bashrc?

I have installed NS2 (using Ubuntu 13.04) Tried to update Path and Library Path using command gedit .bashrc but getting the following error. ** (gedit:3732): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to ...
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Error while connecting A2DP device, Bluetooth BlueZ Dbus Exception Ubuntu12.04LTS [closed]

I'm unable to connect a A2DP Bluetooth Speaker in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. IBM Thinkpad R52. Broadcom Integrated Bluetooth IV. bluez packages installed and up-to-date pulsaudio installed and up-to-date $ ...
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org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher - Ubuntu eror

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I started having issues like my system locking up or screen turning off though CPU seems busy and running. I have to reboot to fix it. I tried checking the syslog file, ...
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android galaxy s2 mtp dbus error

When I connect my Galaxy s2 to my computer using usb, ubuntu displays the following error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: Method "QueryInfo" with signature "aysus" on interface ...
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How can I run gcp without an X server?

I installed gcp because I often copy large directories from one place to another and I want to see a progress bar to know how long it will take, but this is running on a minimal server so I don't have ...
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error when starting conf Unable to connect to system bus:Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: no such file or directory [closed]

I've made a conf file that runs a nodejs server as a service 'test.conf' if I run this file with SUDO it works perfectly fine. I need to run this file without sudo because I made a 'post-receive' file ...
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how can you use pam-dbus without using gnome

I have been playing around with pam-dbus on a old slow box that is too slow for gnome/kde so I have been using ratpoision as the window manager. I was able to configure it to show a notification on ...
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How can I check for available dbus services ?

Dose any one knows how to check on all available dbus in ubuntu 12.04?
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Kubuntu 12.04 D-BUS not starting on login

I have no idea why, but when I tried to login this morning a window popped up while in splash screen "Could not start D-Bus. Can you call qdbus?" which when clicked returned me to kdm. I have ...
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Software-Center won't load on Android

I've installed Ubuntu with Gnome on my android TV box using the 'Deploy Linux' app. I apt-get'd the software center, but it won't open. When I try to open it using the terminal, I get the following ...
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What is the structure of network managers system-connections files?

could anyone list the complete structure of the configuration files, which network manager stores for known networks in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections for known networks? Sample (filename ...
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HDMI working at boot but then blank once I log in

I've been having issues with HDMI output. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo z580, Ubuntu registers the HDMI and I have image and sound up to logging in then once I log in it goes blank. When I log in ...
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how to pass a{sv} arguments to gdbus?

i have problem to passing the arguments of the function in a dictionary format (string,variant); i try to run a screencast in gnome and to start the function i need to pass these asrguments: -method ...
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glib.GError: No D-BUS daemon running

When trying to run meld on Ubuntu Desktop 13.04, I get the following error: $ meld (meld:1509): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon: Failed to connect to socket ...
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Startup Disk Creator fails to erase disk

Before extracting an ISO image onto a USB device using Startup Disk Creator, when I try to erase the USB device using the same software, I always get the following error: I have tried to erase ...
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Bluetooth manager not working in Ubuntu 12.04

Blueman (i.e Bluetooth Manager) is not launching at all, even after reinstalling many times. On running sudo blueman-manager, I get following error: Loading configuration plugins Using gconf config ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not start after dbus 1.7.4 installation

The first think I install on my Ubuntu systems is dbus since it is required for some app to work. It installed successfully in Ubuntu 13.0x until next time boot where it freezes during the booting ...
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Who to include expat.h library while installing dbus 1.7.4 on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm was installing Dbus 1.7.4 while the following error occured during executing of the configure script: "expat explicitly required but not found". I have downloaded and successfully installed ...
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How to fix BUS error?

I recently installed updates on my Precise Pangolin. End of the day I found out that I can no longer execute applications in the Terminal! Here's what I get: What is wrong? Any help is ...
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DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.InvalidArgs: Mountpoint Already registered

When i inserted my cd disc, it did not play but the following message is displayed: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.InvalidArgs: Mountpoint Already registered How may I proceed?
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fakeroot and package building

We have developed a network pub/sub communication suite. It is in use across a number of different applications and domains, most notably on our payloads aboard the International Space Station (ISS). ...
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Ubuntu Software Center does not open - dbus error [closed]

Ubuntu Software Center does not open, I tried these instructions to fix it but they didn't work https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PackageManagerTroubleshootingProcedure When I run software-center ...
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defunct dbus-daemon zombie freezes ssh login for 30 seconds [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and noticed a 30 second delay whenever i log into my server via ssh or perform any kind of login via sudo on that machine. I can provoke immediate ...
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Issue trying to retrieve files from failing hard drive on windows laptop

I found a walk through that shows me how to retrieve these files but whenever I click on my hard drive this error message shows up. DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a ...
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How can I figure out what polkitd is doing with so much of my system's resources?

I'm running 13.04 on an acer c7 (chrubuntu 12.04 install then two system upgrades) and now whenever I use my computer for more than a few minutes, it slows down as polkitd, dbus-daemon, ...
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server 12.04.02 LTS resources maxed out when idle. system freezes

I am having trouble with my dedicated server running 12.04.02 LTS. I have installed ffmpeg, apache2, and configured it to serve H264 video files. The server starts freezing when resources are maxed. ...
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how to list opened nautilus tabs with qdbus?

I am trying to dig into qdbus for nautilus to get a list of opened tabs; I managed to do this so far: sites=(`qdbus |grep nautilus -i`); for siteSrc in ${sites[@]};do list=(`qdbus $siteSrc`); for ...
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Connecting my Sony Ericsson experia is giving me problems

I am trying to connect my phone to transfer pictures and video. Ubuntu 12.04 lts is finding the phone when i connect it but it can not find any files. This is the error msg: Kunne ikke vise alt ...
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Can't mount drives automatically after upgrading to Kubuntu 13.04

I guess it's a problem with kio/dbus or something else since dmesg output is fine and I can mount drives manually from command line. Since the upgrade process was not smooth and I had to sudo dpkg -a ...
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Cannot access external usb HDD after DBus error

I have a interesting problem. When I plugged my external usb hdd into my desktop PC, Ubuntu showed me that: DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending A ...
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Struggling with remote (x2g0) access and app permissions (dbus/polkit/)

Rather rashly, I finally decided to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04. Fairly painless. However some old problems have returned, and I am unable to fix them this time. I access my machine exclusively using ...
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How can I be notified whenever the printer is used? Dbus? Something else?

I need to know in my application if the printer is being used by some other application. Is there some way I can get notified? Via dbus perhaps, or something else?
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dbus : Where to get started?

Many every day actions in Ubuntu can be done easily from terminal using dbus. The main advantage is it can be done exactly the GUI does, using a one liner, such as change brightness, copy file, etc. ...
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Cannot start gnome-shell in an Android chroot

In my Android-hosted Ubuntu 12.10 chroot, I am attempting to get gnome-shell running on Xvfb. I've handled rendering issues as far as I know, and now I'm having trouble with gnome-shell. I suspect ...