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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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`export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=“qt5ct”` in bspwm makes vlc unable to start

Background Recently I switched from KDE to bspwm, but I still want to use dolphin as my file manager. To make dolphin display icons and look the way it should, I need to add export ...
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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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Debian stuck setting up dbus

I wanted to dist-upgrade my server but it always stuck at setting up dbus. I tried many configuration like dpkg --configure -a but even here it says setting up dbus and stucks there. Even tried to ...
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Run multiple (isolated) instances of NetworkManager

I need to do network-measurements of mobile broadband connections. I'm using ubuntu and I'm planning to use network namespaces to isolate my measurement environment from my host system (to reduce any ...
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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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What is dbus event firing in Ubuntu?

I want to run a program when screensaver starts and close the application if some mouse or keyboard activity is detected. After searching I come to a concept "dbus" event . What is dbus? How to ...
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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

As the title says, 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. ...
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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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Execute script when boot

I have a python script, which is starting when user unlock the machine or boot it. The idea of this script to take a photo via webcam and send email to owner and tell him, who unlocked his machine. ...
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how can I add dbus visibility toggle feature to an application?

I created a simple custom desktop based on gnome in my low specs laptop. I found slingscold application launcher. It takes about ten seconds to launch in my laptop. Instead of exiting, it would be ...
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How to set up menu integration for non-Qt apps in KDE5?

When I was using Ubuntu with the Unity DE featuring a mac-like global menu on the top of the screen [seemingly] all the GTK apps would integrate nicely and use the global menu bar instead of ...
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BlueZ MediaFolder1 interface not present

I am trying to control audio playback on my phone from my laptop. After connecting via Bluetooth, BlueZ registers the org.bluez.MediaPlayer1 interface at /org/bluez/hci0/dev_<BT MAC>/player0 ...
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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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dbus-sharp-glib-2.0 on Solus

I'm trying to compile Tomboy notes from GitHub on Solus 3.26. I cloned the repo and do ./configure and get: configure: error: Package requirements (dbus-sharp-2.0 >= 0.4 dbus-sharp-glib-2.0 >= ...
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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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jack2-dbus won't start

I'm trying to get jack2-dbus working, but am getting the following error when running jack_control start: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/jack_control", line 399, in <module>...
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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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Bluetooth scan with custom iac via DBus

in my use case I have devices listening on a custom iac: e.g. 0x9e8b32 for security reasons. I am able to find them via hcitool scan --iac=0x9e8b32. But in my application I use the Bluez DBus API. ...
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dbus not starting when using sudo

I am trying to run the command sudo -u user nautilus when I do it returns the error: (nautilus:22255): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_proxy_new_sync: assertion 'G_IS_DBUS_CONNECTON (connection)' failed ...
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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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Which settings or privileges user needs for using NetworkManager.Settings.Connection

I've tried to call the method GetSettings of the D-Bus object org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.Settings.Connection by the path /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Settings/2 (the number of settings just for ...
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“Loaded” systemd services in busctl

I created service in /etc/systemd/system named srv1cv8.service. Now i want get it via busctl, like: flowneee@localhost:~$ busctl call org.freedesktop.systemd1 /org/freedesktop/systemd1 org....
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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 ...
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CentOS 7.2 dbus can't active polkit but can start polkit service manual

I just use CentOS 7.2, and default systemd version (systemd 219) used by CentOS 7.2; I just find my physical host, systemctl command can not use. eg. if I execute systemctl restart syslog-ng it will ...
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could not connect to ConsoleKit: Could not get owner of name 'org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit': no such name

OS: Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64-bit (which is based on Ubuntu 16.04) In an effort to disable hibernation, I did the following with a consequence. After I have moved the following polkit file to root ...
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Is there a specific reason as to why Docker isn't a service on the dbus? [closed]

I was looking at the services available on the dbus/sd-bus. I noticed though that some services existed (e.g. NetworkManager, system-logind, wpa_supplicant), Docker was missing. I was wondering why ...
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How to react to laptop lid events? [duplicate]

I have a Fedora 26 Lenovo laptop, which means I have a little trackpoint nub for pointer motion as well as the trackpad. By default, the pointer motion is sluggish. So I have a job that sets some ...
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Can you please tell me these Locale Parameter's Meaning? [closed]

output of my env command LC_TELEPHONE=en_US.UTF-8 HUSHLOGIN=FALSE DISPLAY=:0 SHLVL=2 LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NAME=en_US.UTF-8 XDG_VTNR=1 XAUTHORITY=/home/alamin/.Xauthority COLORTERM=truecolor ...