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Whenever I run notify-send, nothing happens. When I run xfce4-notifyd-config and click preview, I get dialogues saying:

Error calling StartServiceByName for org.freedesktop.Notifications: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Process org.freedesktop.Notifications exited with status 1

and

(xfce4-notifyd-config:16007): Gdk-WARNING **: gdk_window_set_icon_list: icons too large

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Try sourcing /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/50-systemd-user.sh from your xinit.

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  • That file exists. It's contents are: #!/bin/sh systemctl --user import-environment DISPLAY XAUTHORITY if which dbus-update-activation-environment >/dev/null 2>&1; then dbus-update-activation-environment DISPLAY XAUTHORITY fi
    – Marcel
    Jul 7, 2016 at 22:20
  • Delete the older one and replace it with a new one, but make sure to copy and paste the original Jul 7, 2016 at 22:22
  • I still get the same error after touching the file and rebooting.
    – Marcel
    Jul 7, 2016 at 22:28
  • Sorry, I missed the part where you said source. I just touched it.
    – Marcel
    Jul 9, 2016 at 1:38
  • @Marcel, no problem my man stay real and have fun Jul 11, 2016 at 19:39

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