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

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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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.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 ...
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Unable to start kde

Rebooting my laptop after a few days of uptime (so I don't know what could have triggered the issue) I have found that I am unable to login from lightdm. My password is accepted and the fields ...
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How do I disable drivers check after login in Kubuntu 14.04

Every time I login after full system restart I see running process "DriverManager" (can't give full description because it's happen for short amount of time), this is annoying because of high CPU ...
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USSD fails due to Missing interface org.freedesktop.ModemManager1.Modem.Modem3gpp.Ussd in 14.04

after upgrade to 14.04 every time i use USSD i get a dbus-send error due to missing interface in the object path /org/freedesktop/ModemManager1/Modem/0 Dose any one know how i can add this missing ...
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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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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 modem manager ...
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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 [closed]

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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“Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.Avahi'” how to get rid of this message? [duplicate]

I disabled the avahi-daemon according to the method set out here, namely editing the /etc/init/avahi-daemon.conf file to: start on (never and filesystem and started dbus) stop on ...
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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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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?