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Try disabling the graphics card drivers, restart, try if it works. After booting on a live usb and managed to do exactly what I want with the displays (laptop screen on the left- external monitor on the right), I concluded that something must be going on with the drivers of my graphics card. So I disabled them via System Settings>Additional Drivers, ...
To run gcp or any program requiring dbus from a text session, you can use the command dbus-launch, as in the following example: dbus-launch gcp -r dir1 dir2
I'm using this Advanced Copy Command: http://zwicke.org/web/advancedcopy.html It is based on the default cp binary and adds an additional parameter that shows a progess bar. You compile it, place it someplace on your system and add the directory where it is at the front of the PATH environment variable, so it is used instead of the default cp command. Usage ...
I came here having issues on display settings after installing Cinnamon in Xubuntu. Doing so gave me two "displays" dialogs, the ubuntu one giving me the gdbus error. Open the other one (Cinnamon) to get it right. https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/issues/2506#issuecomment-26671162 - thanks
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