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Questions tagged [d-bus]

A message bus system, a simple way for inter-process communication. It also helps coordinate process lifecycle.

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How do I create a systemd scope for an already-existing process from the command line?

I have a machine running the cgroups v2 (unified) hierarchy, so systemd is responsible for managing all cgroups and delegation to the systemd user instance works. I'd like to perform resource control ...
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Dbus issues unable to connect

I am trying to restart httpd but getting below error $ systemctl restart httpd Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory (g-io-error-quark, ...
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Detect current desktop environment from outside the session

I am working on code so a BOINC client can detect the desktop environment used by the user (mainly GNOME, KDE Plasma, XFCE, LXDE/LXQT). This feature will be needed for various reason that are off ...
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using flatpak offline or share flatpak library between two distributions of debian linux

I have a partition that contains debian stretch, which I use to access the internet. I have another partition that contains debian buster, which is used solely offline. I have yet another partition ...
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How to get PANU working with bluez5

I would like to get PANU working on a linux machine using bluez5. The machine is embedded and doesn't have python and there is no systemd. It is musl based and uses busybox for init. I have bluez5 ...
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Cannot use gdbus command against same arguments of dbus-send

On Fedora GNOME Xorg session, I am using $ dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.gnome.Mutter.IdleMonitor /org/gnome/Mutter/IdleMonitor/Core org.gnome.Mutter.IdleMonitor.GetIdletime to retrieve the ...
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using busctl as non-root user

I'm trying to start/stop/determine the status of a user systemd service file from within a program, not running as root, using the systemd sd-bus api. Lets stay with the example of determining the ...
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Is there a generic DBUS subscription service

I am looking for "something" that runs scripts/programs in my user context as a reaction to signals seen on the system(!) DBus. I'd imagine the best solution looking and working a lot like cron: ...
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D-BUS wpa supplicant dhclient integration

I have a system that doesn't use NetworkManager. I use wpa_supplicant to connect to an access point and dhclient to obtain a lease for an IP4 address. When I lose the access point and wpa_supplicant ...
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Manually restore saved session files on KDE using qdbus command

At times, i have multiple konsole terminal open with multiple tabs. I would like to save and restore it manually, just in case i accidentally close the window. In KDE there is a command to save the ...
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How to manage a dbus service which is provided by multiple applications?

On my system (debian stretch) There is a folder full of files which all define different dbus services, provided by different appliactions: /usr/share/dbus-1/services The files there are named like ...
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User d-bus service post-start/pre-stop

I need to run a script AFTER systemd has started the user dbus.service and run another script BEFORE systemd attempts to stop dbus.service. I don't want to modify the existing service files. The ...
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Why is my terminal emulator process is using d-bus?

$ sudo lsof +E -a -U -p 1480 lsof: WARNING: can't stat() fuse.gvfsd-fuse file system /run/user/1000/gvfs Output information may be incomplete. lsof: WARNING: can't stat() fuse.gvfsd-fuse file ...
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How to use notify-send to notify users as root? [duplicate]

#!/bin/bash export DISPLAY=:0 state=$(upower -i $(upower -e | grep BAT) | grep --color=never -E "state" ) stat=${state:25:32} batperct=$(upower -i $(upower -e | grep '/battery') | grep -E "percentage:...
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Forwarding tcp to d-bus via socat failed

I'm trying to build a tcp proxy to my local session dbus daemon. I did socat TCP-LISTEN:55556,reuseaddr,fork,range=127.0.0.1/32 ABSTRACT-CONNECT:/run/user/1000/bus However, DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=...
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Clean way to run proper file manager from Firefox on Linux

As many of mans known, currently solution with defaults.conf and mimetypes.cache does not work. Firefox currently uses D-bus to activate service org.freedesktop.FileManager1 to handle "Open ...
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How to prevent kdeconnectd from starting automatically?

These don't work: sudo update-rc.d kdeconnectd disable sudo systemctl disable kdeconnectd.service There is no script for it in /etc/init.d/ and the /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.kde.kdeconnect....
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What's causing dbus-daemon to take up over 3GB of RAM?

dbus-daemon is consuming a lot of memory on my Debian 9/KDE machine. How can I find out why? The amount of allocated RAM is not changing anymore: it's stable at well over 3GB. I already tried closing ...
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Plasma-browser-integration breaks with `export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=“qt5ct”`

I use plasma-browser-integration (not using KDE) to get firefox websites (like youtube, netflix..) to respond to mpris commands like play/pause, and to get the playback status (playing/paused) so I ...
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DBus Transport - force transport to idle state from Bluez5 embedded side - A2DP [closed]

I'd like to be able to force Bluez's transport state from active to idle on the rendering side of a custom embedded platform. This issue is centred around the fact that simply pausing the A2DP ...
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Use dbus to get name of mediaplayer currently playing

EDIT: I removed and rewrote most of the post to make the question more direct and to make the post a lot shorter. You can of course view the edit history to get the previous version. Using bspwm on ...
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Systemd service timeout

I am running Debian 8.11 inside a XEN Guest. In the syslog there are the following messages which get repeated every few seconds: dbus[]: [system] Failed to active service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1':...
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i3wm: Fn key causes certain apps to crash (Manjaro on ThinkPad E570)

Running i3wm on a Lenovo Thinkpad E570. Everything else typically works just fine. However, pressing the Fn key instantly kills Firefox (if open), all tray icons, and dunst. Some notes: There is ...
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How do you enable the secret-tool command (backed by gnome-keyring, libsecret and dbus) in a headless CentOS Docker container?

I'm trying to use the secret-tool command to store a secret securely in a running headless CentoS 7.5.1804 Docker container, but can't seem to find which packages and/or configuration is necessary to ...
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nm-applet does not respond to clicks on the tray icon unless started with sudo

I'm running an Archlinux system with i3 as a window manager and nm-applet does not display an icon or respond to mouse clicks. It used to in the past, and does on some other systems with (as near as I ...
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Error in importing dbus in python on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to import dbus in a python script. But I am getting the following error Traceback (most recent call last): File "playSong.py", line 4, in <module> import os, dbus ...
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Can gentoo provide a Xorg/Wayland + Browser , without needing dbus, udev and systemd?

I have for the good part of a day tried to install gentoo distribution, desiring to avoid at all costs the following software dbus systemd udev My assumption was that using the USE flags in /etc/...
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Process id to loginctl session id

I am having one "small" problem :) If I run command loginctl list-session I will get output that will have columns session, uid, user and seat. So I have session here as c6, c2, c4, etc. Also, I ...
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How do I fix my problem with hostnamectl command. It cannot connect to dbus

I am running Debian 9.4. hostname works. $ sudo strace -f hostnamectl ...snipped... connect(3, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket"}, 33) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or ...
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How can I detect when my laptop is going to sleep

I'm using fedora 28. I have a series of programs that I'm launching based off lock and unlock times, but I wanted these programs to adjust their behavior if sleep is detected. So I want to create ...
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CentOS 7 reboot error getting authority?

I'm trying to reboot the CentOS 7 after yum update, and getting the following error when I run sudo reboot. Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus....
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How do I restart dbus after manual intervention in upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04?

I am trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. No matter which upgrade command I try: do-release-upgrade or apt dist-upgrade, at some point in the upgrade I start getting numerous "Failed ...
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How to start a root service from a GUI

So I get that running a GUI application as root in a Linux environment is a Bad Idea, and the prevailing wisdom seems to be that it's better to run such a service by having separate processes: a GUI ...
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how to run a script before execute a dbus-send command?

I have the following problem: on lubuntu 16.04 I can send the laptop to sleep (suspend on RAM) using a hook script to switch to a virtual teminal before to suspend and reswitching out from a vt after ...
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Get DBUS services list

Using the following command I can get the list of DBUS services. dbus-send --session --dest=org.freedesktop.DBus --type=method_call --print-reply /org/freedesktop/DBus org.freedesktop.DBus.ListNames ...
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How to prevent applications from causing Powerfail when power management is configured to suspend at 10% battery

When my laptop attempts to suspend itself to avoid powerfail, instead of successfully suspending, I get a popup from xfce4-power-manager: "Are you sure you want to hibernate the system? An application ...
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Why does gpg --card-status require dbus to be restarted?

When I log in with my (usb) yubikey 4 inserted, I can run gpg --card-status and it gives the expected result. If I remove the yubikey and run gpg --card-status it, correctly, tells me that there is no ...
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GCP: Debian stuck at setting up dbus

I have been trying to install GUI, i.e. gnome and lxde, into Debian 9 stretch in google cloud computing instance. I have even increased the cpu, ram, harddisk size. However, the installation is always ...
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xinitrc - set DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS

Not using display manager and executing startup logic via xinitrc. Problem is some dbus-related env variables are not set. xinitrc excerpt: dbus-update-activation-environment --systemd --all # note ...
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Multiple NICS on same IP Solution needed

My network topology is as follows - My problem, is that the Purple Red Green and Orange PC's are actually hard coded industrial systems, and i have no possibility of changing any settings on them. ...
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How to launch a dbus client from a script?

I've just developed a dbus client, writed in Python, to shows a desktop notification when it receives a message from a dbus service, which is launched by another user. The dbus client code is here: ...
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notify-osd not working after i3wm restart

Notifications won't work after I restart i3wm (with super + shift + r). My ubuntu version is 16.04 and I installed the patched notify-osd which allows customizable notifications. From syslog I ...
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Failed to get D-Bus connection: No such file or directory. $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set. libpam-systemd installed

I installed Yunohost on a LIME2 like I did with my Pi3 and now I have the same error as two months (see "Cannot enable user service. “Failed to get D-Bus connection: Connection refused” Support"), ...
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How can I debug a dbus `Spawn.ChildExited` dbus error?

I have a python script that fails on the following line: controller = bus.get_object(service_name, "/org/jackaudio/Controller") The error is: dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus....
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Dedicated Centos 7.2/Plesk 12.5 server most services Fail on boot. dbus failure - Looping too fast. Throttling execution a little

Suddenly this Centos 7.2/Plesk 12.5 dedicated server restarted and never booted again. most services fail. i don't have ssh so i can only go through rescue system (Debian) and check the logs. I didn't ...
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Cannot enable user service. “Failed to get D-Bus connection: Connection refused” Support

I get this error when running any systemd command as a user: admin@Xroklaus:~ $ systemctl --user list-units Failed to get D-Bus connection: Connection refused Without the user parameter, the command ...
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What does it mean “The D-Bus daemon is not running”?

I have a PC with Debian Jessie (amd64) with Gnome as visual environment and I am trying to install Blueman and / or Bluedevil (I thinks these packages are from KDE). I install them from the ...
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gnome-keyring usage without an x session

My use case is that I have a headless server that software development is performed on. I ussually enable X11 forwarding for the SSH connections to it, but I can't for distant locations with slow ...
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How to setup an OpenRC service to run at “login” level?

What I want is simple: I want that after my user login through agetty, my display manager (LightDM) or whatever login way, a specific service of OpenRC be run. Is there a way to setup that?. My ...
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It is OK to change /etc/machine-id?

I cloned a disk (SSD) and put the cloned disk into another machine. Now both systems have the same value in /etc/machine-id. Is it any problem to simply edit /etc/machine-id to change the value? Can I ...