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

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22.04: How to resolve "libdbus-1-dev : Depends: libdbus-1-3 (= 1.12.20-2ubuntu4) but 1.12.20-3~devacom is to be installed"?

I've been trying to compile a couple of things (ffmpeg, smooth) and I run into this dbus error. It seems to be related to Ubuntu 22.04 because I did not have a problem compiling ffmpeg in 18.04 or 20....
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Software & Updates not launching, dbus.exceptions.DBusException

Somehow I've managed to break my Software & Updates app. Running via the GUI, the app simply doesn't launch. When I run the command software-properties-gtk I get this output: ERROR:dbus.proxies:...
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Issues with OpenGL on a remote Ubuntu 20.04 machine with NVIDIA GTX 1070

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 machine with an NVIDIA 1070 that I am connecting to with a laptop also running Ubuntu 20.04 with an NVIDIA GeForce MX150. OpenGL seems to work just fine on each individually, ...
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Login loop: Gnome keyring.SystemPrompter exited with status 1 after recursive reset of gsettings

I was on this site looking for a solution to a segmentation fault that occurred when attempting to run gnome-control-center. I made the poor mistake of blindly following the solution posted here ...
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Getting org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied error only in VScode integrated terminal - connecting ZSH with spotify

I've edited powerlevel10k ZSH theme to show songs currently played by Spotify in terminal window - works perfectly, except of VS code integrated terminal. Both Spotify and VS code are installed via ...
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VM becomes slow after a while - mostly dbus-daemon and polkitd at top

I am running Ubuntu Bionic as a VM on KVM, and after a few days, the VM suddenly becomes slow, when I run top, I see dbus-daemon (high CPU) and polkitd. A reboot fixes it, but I want to know if there ...
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Can't open software-properties-gtk in Ubuntu 20.04

I can't open software-properties-gtk in Ubuntu 20.04. This the error I get: software-properties-gtk Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", ...
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Open new tab in gnome "Files"

If I run xdg-open ~/Documents/ , it will open "Documents" in a new Files window. If I then run xdg-open ~/Pictures/, it will open another window. Is there a way to open a location in an ...
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dbus cannot start manually?

when i check ssh status: sudo systemctl status sshd it returned: ● ssh.service - OpenBSD Secure Shell server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/ssh.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) ...
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GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Interactive.Authorization.Required

My OS is Ubuntu Mate 20.04.2 LTS. I also installed LXDE as second Desktop Environment. I encountered errors on both DEs: MATE: Shutdown button occasionally disappears from the Compact Menu on mate-...
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Firefox 94 when ran from a crontab claims "is already running, but is not responding."

I understand that there are or may be similar questions on here, but this one does not pertain to firejail nor does Firefox have any delays when starting. OS Info: Xubuntu 20.04 DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=&...
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I can not open any of evolution's windows when I start evolution

When I start evolution on blank or new window it appears as an icon in the top right. Clicking on it shows windows are there but they will not open. I have used apt to remove evolution and reinstall ...
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GNOME Network Displays Errors

I get the following errors when run GNOME Network Displays. Any help troubleshooting would be appreciated. I am running a fresh install Ubuntu 20.04. Gtk-Message: 18:20:32.421: Failed to load module &...
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understanding and fixing dbus session/access

on a default ubuntu 20.04 setup, accidentally ran systemd instead of systemclt, without parameters, and now some gnome things do not work. for example, launching the terminal app gives me "Error ...
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Dbus, view limits configurations

I have system Dbus running. How can I list the current limits configurations of the system Dbus? There is no configuration files in /etc/dbus-1/ For example, how can I view the current "...
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Anbox: Failed to connect to dbus ubuntu 21.04

I just installed anbox on ubuntu 21.04 using snap: snap install --devmode --beta anbox However if I try to run anbox, for example: /snap/bin/anbox launch --package=org.anbox.appmgr --component=org....
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Where should dbus session-local.conf be created?

I need to allow root user to connect to session busses of other users. What I did was add <allow user="root"/> under <policy context="default"> and it worked like a ...
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Launch System DBus Daemon

I want to use an application that requires a system-wide dbus daemon to function. I'm doing this in Gitpod (the default Docker image is currently based on Ubuntu 20.04). Dbus and dbus-daemon are ...
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Install Package on Previous Version of Ubuntu

I need to install a package (in this case it is dbus-broker) on Ubuntu 20.04 (focal). Unfortunately apt install dbus-broker does not do the trick because the package is currently only available for ...
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Freezing in Awesome wm

I'm always experiencing freezes and slowdown in Awesome WM. You can't even go to the virtual terminal to investigate, so all i have to do is shutdown the laptop by holding the power button. The ...
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g-dbus error on start-up. Bluetooth services not working

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on a machine constructed by Entroware as a dedicated Linux laptop. This morning when I started up I was greeted by a message that Bluetooth will not work - the '...
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Systemd dbus interfaces for suspend and resume notification

Could anyone let me know the interfaces that can be used to get notification of "resume" once device is resumed from suspend state. I did have a look at the systemd documentation of logind, ...
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How to run a TPM simulator on a Ubuntu machine (maybe incorrect DBus)?

I have a Ubuntu set up in WSL2. Then I tried instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TPM/Testing and tried to set up TPM simulator on Ubuntu. But for some reason I seem to end up in a situation I can'...
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Is MPRIS user specific?

I'm trying to setup spotifyd on my system currently and it has a mpris interface. I am however running it as a systemd service and as another user (spotifyd), and I can't seem to control it using ...
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Kdenlive snap version doesn't render in Ubuntu 18.04

When I'm trying to render a project, it just stuck on 'Waiting' and render never starts. Console log contains next error: starting kdenlive_render process using: "/snap/kdenlive/26/usr/bin/...
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21.04: Cannot launch Audacious from command line: "D-Bus error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY"

Launching the Audacious audio player from the command line yields the following error: $ audacious ERROR dbus-server.cc:928 [dbus_server_init]: D-Bus error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $...
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Accesing UPower battery percentage via DBus in gjs: Access Denied

I am trying to make an extension that displays a notification when the battery level reaches certain value. To get the percentage level I am trying to implement this method, but as I don't have a ...
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Can "org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Timeout" cause ssh connection to stuck at "debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_8.1"?

Whenever a ssh session request is stuck at debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_8.1, it means client have sent the local version string and awaiting version string from server. I looked at the ...
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Capturing sleep/hibernate/wakeup events on Linux desktop and laptop environments

Explored 2 options to capture these power events, but unfortunately none of them worked as expected. DBus works on Desktop but these events also need to be captured on Laptops and Linux environments ...
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** socat[8592] E connect(5, AF=1 "\0/tmp/dbus-6LCOz2lgUY", 23): Connection refused**

I am a BEGINNER with Ubuntu (Linux). I am trying to create an independant network namespace (that I downloaded here : https://github.com/Lekensteyn/netns) in order to capture Internet traffic without ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '_dbus_bindings'

When I try to open the "Software & update" program, it doesn't launch and when i check the log, it give me this error. ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '_dbus_bindings'. Then I try ...
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daemon.cpp:61@run org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Disconnected Failed to flush bus on opening (connection reset by peer)

I'm trying to run Anbox on my jetson nano arm64. Below you can see how I have installed anbox : Step 1: We need /dev/binder and /dev/ashmem devices for android support. Because the kernel is 4.9.140, ...
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How to disable auto suspend temporary (reset idle time)

In Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS(default GNOME desktop). I enable auto suspend on Ubuntu GNOME desktop, but, If only running my program, I want to disable auto suspend. My program running in a second, and loop ...
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Signal when PulseAudio load/unload modules

There is a way to know if PulseAudio has loaded/unloaded a module? Like a signal from PulseAudio? I know how to query for modules: pactl list sinks but I need some sort of IPC signal mechanism from ...
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How to trigger a Wi-Fi access point signal information update

I've found many sources which describe how to get the signal strength of the current (connected to) or other Wi-Fi access points, but in most of them, the tools just show the last available ...
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How to run systemctl command inside docker container?

I would like to run a docker container which will have the ability to run systemctl commands on its host. Following this question I didn't find a solution that would work for me. I have no hard limits ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 LTS, Softwate and Updates not opening

Whenever I click on Software & Updates, it does nothing. When I tried from the terminal it gives me the following output. Please help, I shifted from windows 7 to Xubuntu. I don't know anything ...
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Failed to connect to bus

So I have been trying to fix this for a couple of days. I found some solutions but they result in another problem: Launcher helper exited with unknown exit code 1. Every time I do something ...
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After upgrading to 20.10, the Jetbrains Space desktop app crashes on startup due to a snap Dbus error

Yesterday, I signed up for the Jetbrains Space beta and started setting up projects with the desktop app, which worked normally. Today, I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.10. Now, whenever I try to launch the ...
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qpaeq no module named dbus

NOTE: This question is not relevant to the dbus problem I am experiencing as described below. I tried to run qpaeq after installing. It asks for dbus. Other posts say to install python-dbus. It ...
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Gnome 3 standard brightness control with external monitor

Gnome's built-in brightness control works well for my laptop monitor, but I would like it to also change the brightness on my external monitor. I've figured out how to use xrandr to control the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Maximum number of clients reached - related to dbus-daemon

From time to time I get this message, I cant start application when this happens. I've tried those links: Can't start applications due to “Maximum number of clients reached” error and How can I ...
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Adjust volume via dbus

I am using an application (VMWare Workstation) which hijacks the media keys on my keyboard, so I want to use another input device (Elgato Stream Deck) to send generic media commands like 'volume up' ...
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Not able to update Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and python 3.7. uname -a Linux username-laptop 4.15.0-109-generic #110-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 23 02:39:32 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run sudo apt-get update I get ...
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How do I troubleshoot DBUS/MPRIS (media keys)? Not working after unity install on ubuntu 20.04

Volume control (up/down) worked fine. It behaves fine. Media keys (next/previous) isn't working. It seems like the actual keyboard shortcuts are registered, the media application don't receive ...
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Using dbus-send in Cron [duplicate]

I want to setup a cron job to lock my session every day at three PM. When I enter dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=org.gnome.ScreenSaver /org/gnome/ScreenSaver org.gnome.ScreenSaver.Lock in a ...
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Help to grab Gnome Settings Media Keys focus by "force"

I'm trying to create an application that listens for events sent by Gnome's gsd-media-keys,what I have already achieved, but other apps like VLC and Chrome are "stealing" my app’s focus when ...
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How to find what executable provides a dbus service?

I'm having problems with kdeconnect on Lubuntu and the only error I see when I execute the daemon with --replace is the inablility to launch kuiserver: Couldn't start kuiserver from org.kde.kuiserver....
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dbus-daemon is crashing

After Lubuntu 18.04 installation, the system didn't boot, so I started root shell in recovery mode. I've observed that all systemd commands (e.g. systemctl list-sockets) are very slow or time out. My ...
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Problems with GNOME, Dbus or Polkit in Ubuntu 20.04LTS

Bug description: After upgraded my Ubuntu from 19.10 version to 20.04LTS, I cannot install, update or remove any software inside "Ubuntu Software". I also realized that my credential window doesn'...
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