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

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15.04 upgrade issue upstart

ah I feel like an idiot! So I decided to upgrade my distro (like a dummy because I am hosting something for a school assignment) on an openVZ server. Now I can't get systemd working. I get the ...
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Dbus-error while accessing MATLAB remotely through SSH

I am trying to access MATLAB remotely through SSH. Both machines (server and the host) are running Ubuntu.I am facing the following error. kw12568:sandhua~> MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce loads to black screen after login, after group skype on XP partition

Ubuntu 14.04 loads to black screen after login and doesn't recognise my second monitor. I hadn't made any recent changes other than a standard automatic software update yesterday - everything has been ...
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Ubuntu Touch Development: DBus connection via apparmor-template=unconfined?

I am trying to send DBus messages via Ubuntu Touch cpp application. With configuring default template (no error with "unconfined") for apparmor file my application is getting following error as reply: ...
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Ubuntu-sdk Kits, mkspec and dbus errors

This is a double part issue : When I launch the ubuntu sdk I get the following message in the General Messages pane: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Massive log file and 100% CPU usage for 'upstart'

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10, and I installed some programs like MATLAB, Chromium, Evolution and other fairly harmless stuff. However, I have run into some trouble recently. The file ...
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Missing REQUIRED dependency: python3-dbus [how to install python dependencies]

I am trying to update HPLIP 3.14.3 to 3.15 but is not available through the software centre thus I am installing it from here. However I am having difficulties in the automatic installation due to ...
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Banshee won't start

Since some days banshee wont start anymore. When i type banshee in a terminal I get this output: $ banshee Unhandled Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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I can't open software updater and unity tweak tool on Ubuntu14.04

I have a notification nearly every time I try to update. That note 'An error occurred while checking for updates => [TR Language] Güncellemeler denetlenirken bir sorun oluştu.' I can't open software ...
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gfortran cannot recognise pthread

I am using gfortran for fortran compiling and I was trying to compile a new code with watson sparse linear solver, but when hit compile it appears with these messages: libwsmp64.so: undefined ...
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`make` does not work on `dbus-glib-0.104`

My system is Ubuntu 14.10, I used make on other packages minutes before this, so in general it is working. My aim is to install xfce4-windowck-plugin-0.2.4 for which I am trying to manually solve the ...
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why does DBUS violate its own DTD?

I was looking at DBUS system.conf. The XML includes a DOCTYPE statement that references the following DTD: http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/dbus/1.0/busconfig.dtd However, when I tried ...
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nm-applet gives errors

nm-applet always gives me a hard time when connecting to wireless. I often have to restart it and make several attempts till it connects to a network. This time I ran it from CLI and I got this: ** ...
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Power Management - OnSleep hook

Is it possible to have a script invoked when my PC decides to sleep or when it is put to sleep manually. What I am trying to do is to have a script that will take down my VPN and the SSH key, when ...
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PDF viewer that can be controlled programmatically (via dbus, pipe, etc)?

Is there a PDF viewer that I can control from a Python program, via dbus, a pipe, or something similar? I have a program for presentations that displays my own notes while displaying a PDF on a ...
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Pand using Bluez stack is not connecting any device

I am trying to implement PAN using Bluez's pan support.for this I have installed following packages: **1. zlib1.2.8 libffi-dev Glib 2.40 d bus 1.8 List item bluez 4.101** I followed the ...
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PAN using Bluez causes System Dbus vulnerability

I am trying to implement PAN(Personal Area Network) using bluez stack.I followed the steps specified in the link But the problem is I cant setup a pan.It causes my system in trouble.The main problems ...
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gedit not working in ssh session: Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed

when I try using gedit in an SSH Session, I get this: max@amancer:/etc$ gedit SWARM.txt ** (gedit:24616): WARNING **: Befehlszeile »dbus-launch --autolaunch=b3945c581ae43ae601b4b5190000000c ...
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Single process with multiple dbus services

I am trying understand dbus IPC, please help me on this. If we need to communicate through dbus, the process needs to get the system/session bus and then request a name for service and then register ...
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Receiving GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply error message when stopping and restarting Nautilus

When I stop and restart nautilus using the command "nautilus -q && nautilus I receive the following message : Impossible d'enregistrer l'application: ...
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Query screensaver status from Python e.g. via dbus

I want to do this, but in Python: Is there a programmable way to tell if the screen is locked? I know I can do it by launching a process: gnome-screensaver-command --query and I know I can track ...
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Missing org.gnome.SettingsDaemon.Smartcard .service

After logging into a system via GDM's greeter to any of {Gnome3, XFCE, or Ubuntu (Unity?)} desktop sessions I see a blank screen. Investigating the logs, the greeter file contains the following ...
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Spotify metadata through DBUS with track_notifications disabled

Situation: Ubuntu 14.04 Awesome WM Spotify Linux Client Version: 0.9.11.27 Custom preference setting: ui.track_notifications_enabled=false in /home/USER/.config/spotify/Users/USER/prefs (If I ...
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How to open mtp files from a Sony Walkman in Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and I cannot open any music files directly from my Sony Walkman NWZ-E353 (mp3 player). I used to be able to them open directly in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 but now with Lubuntu I ...
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How to customize locally an apparmor profile?

I would like to run Firefox with aa-enforce(d) apparmor profile. This works fine, except I have a plugin that need access to the keyring via dbus. When the plugin ...
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How to get via SSH the active DISPLAY for a locally loged user?

I need to get the active DISPLAY for any loged in user, so if they enter through SSH, they can query it. Under Ubuntu 12.04, I used a script that, using the consolekit dbus interface, iterated ...
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Run rkhunter regularely on a desktop system

I want to get a warning on my desktop when rkhunter finds something odd on my system. I whitelisted some files and dirs that seem ok in /etc/rkhunter.conf so I get no warnings anymore. Now I want to ...
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Package update fails due to “GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon” and “No D-BUS daemon running”

When I run my updates in my Update Manager I get this error: (gconftool-2:4452): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-n18dYWJJ0U: ...
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Given a user, how to control which services to disable after starting a graphical session?

I am not familiar with upstart, yet. When I start KDE with my own account upstart starts a lot of services as far as I understand. But I have some other users that I let them use openbox because I ...
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Missing system Settings in 14.04 LTS

I just installed 14.04 and tried talking on Skype but the other party can't hear me. I tried checking the sound settings from System settings and found out that System settings is missing. I ran the ...
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How can I run code whenever a USB device is (un)plugged, without requiring root permissions?

I have a script that I wish to run whenever I plug/unplug a mouse or keyboard to my USB port. There is already plenty of documentation on how to configure udev rules to run arbitrary scripts when a ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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.dbus folder in home folder belongs root

I have a folder ~/.dbus in my homefolder that is only read and writeable by root: drwx------ 3 root root 4096 Feb 17 17:30 . drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Feb 17 17:30 session-bus Is this the ...
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Fail to connect to socket, /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket

When I want to boot from CD, or install new version ( 13.10, 14.04) of Ubuntu, and also (elemntaryos) I got nothing in the monitor, recently I found it has the following problem Fail to connect to ...
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How to fix Unity problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, I am having trouble with my display. I tried the following to fix... dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid unity ...but on doing the setsid unity, I get the following ...
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apt-get upgrade fails with “adduser: The user `messagebus' already exists. Exiting.”

Got this today when trying to upgrade the software on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server: # apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, ...
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Software Center can't start due to DBus Proxy issue or SSO Client issue

Software Center can't open from GUI of my newly installed 14.04LTS Desktop. Tried update and upgrade, it doesn't work. Tried 'sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center', it doesn't work as ...
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About dbus-daemon's activation parameter

I'm using Ubuntu12.04 LTS. I saw following line in /etc/init.d/dbus.conf. exec dbus-daemon --system --fork --activation=upstart And I saw the man page for dbus-daemon, and then found the ...
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Unable to login as user using GNOME session

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with GNOME3 Team's GNOME3-Staging PPA and now unable to login (as user) because of an issue about DBus. I know that because trying sudo restart dbus takes forever. ...
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What actions does Ubuntu trigger when battery is low?

When the battery is low, the screen gets dimmed after a few seconds already. This appears to be some special power-saving mode, and might be related to the time in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Failed to get session bus: the connection is closed

my lockscreen was not working, so after reading some solutions here i tried to install sudo apt-get install gnome-screensaver I found it already installed then i tried to run ...
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Gdbus send array of bytes

I am trying to send array of bytes from client to server using GDBUS. I couldn't send entire array of bytes. I want to send follwing string "karthick hai \0 \0 raja how r u \0 i am good\0" If i use ...
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'ssh -x -a -oClearAllForwardings=yes' running on my machine

I have a process with the following name: ssh -x -a -oClearAllForwardings=yes -2 user@host -s sftp running on my machine, not for the first time, and I don't remember running such (I have obscured ...
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Odd include errors building using Ubuntu SDK

I'm trying to write a scope in 14.04 that makes DBus calls to Pidgin. I use #include <qt5/QtDBus/qdbusinterface.h> as one of the include statements but when I build my project I get an error ...
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“Action not available: Turn Off Computer” while using Kshutdown

I have some trouble with Kshutdown. When I choose to turn off the computer, Kshutdown sends me an error. It looks like this: Action not available: Turn Off Computer No valid ...
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Applications are not opening in normal user session

Applications such as thunderbird, firefox, scheduled task are not starting in normal user session unless i have to open terminal and login as a root, after that i have to type thunderbird, then ...
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How to disable x11 support in dbus packages?

I have console application that uses dbus. That does not starting because dbus compiled with x11 support. How to remove it? I tried to recompile package dbus with --disable-x11,but it does not help, ...
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Failure during boot with service failures (slowing down PC)

While Ubuntu is starting and showing it's boot screen an error occurs for several times saying: failed to execute 'lib/udev/socket:4/org/freedesktop/hal/udev_event' ...
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Replacement for org.freedesktop.Hal?

several times ago I wrote a small python script, which used D-BUS and listens for HAL messages do to some magic in my desktop session after a specific usb device was plugged on/off. after switching to ...