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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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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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Mount FTP using GVFS at the command-line

I am on Debian Jessie without desktop environment. I try to mount an FTP by command line using gvfs-mount. I gathered information on the web and I understood that gvfs comunicates with dbus. So my ...
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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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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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Connect with D-Bus in a network namespace

I am using network namespaces such that I can capture network traffic of a single process. The namespace is connected through the "host" via a veth pair and has network connectivity through NAT. So ...
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debian without dbus: login/systemd complains about failing to connect to d-bus after motd

I have barebones raspbian, i.e. basically Debian 8, with systemd and no X. I removed dbus with "apt-get remove dbus". It deinstalled cleanly, with no apparent programs depending on it. Now, whenever I ...
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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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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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Why can't I run Gnome apps over remote SSH session?

Logging into a remote host using ssh -X me@host, I successfully run gnome-terminal -e "tail -F /var/log/file" &. When I log off and then try the same thing the next day, I get this: Failed to ...
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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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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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Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: Resource temporarily unavailable (g-io-error-quark, 27)

Every time I restart a service (e.g. service exim restart, run as root), I get the following error message: Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: Resource ...
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Trouble with dbus and systemd/user

I have systemd set up so that using systemctl start user@me will start my user services as I expect, but my dbus one just won't go (which I need for PulseAudio). Is there some way I can check dbus or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dbus unable to start any daemons

syslog for running sudo invoke-rc.d dbus restart: Feb 28 22:01:45 javaprophet-desktop NetworkManager[946]: <info> caught signal 15, shutting down normally. Feb 28 22:01:45 javaprophet-desktop ...
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Xen libvirt access for non-root user

I've installed Xen and libvirt on a CentOS 6.6 machine. All the tools (virt-manager, virsh etc) work perfectly as root (directly or via sudo) but I cannot allow another user to connect (failed to ...
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Unable to access systemd --user due to DBus access permissions

I'm trying to setup a service account using systemd units to manage the actual service + supporting code. However, it looks like the systemd user daemon isn't working properly. $ systemctl --user ...
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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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dbus: [system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.login1': timed out

I keep getting the following error messages in the syslog of one of my servers: # tail /var/log/syslog Oct 29 13:48:40 myserver dbus[19617]: [system] Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop....
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Setroubleshoot dbus access error

When running setroubleshootd in fedora, I get this error: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Connection ":1.79" is not allowed to own the service "org.fedoraProject.Setroubleshootd" due to ...
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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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How can I monitor the interactions of an application with dbus?

I have a set of applications, I want to montior any and all interactions of the applications with dbus. The things I've played with don't seem to have a way of focusing on just one application. ...
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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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Run a dbus program in crontab , how to know about the SESSION id?

I need to run some program within crontab , but how can the program know about dbus session id ? it's only available for programs launched by session managers.
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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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Starting A DBus Session Application from systemd User Mode

I have a simple need to run a systemd user service with access to all of the environment variables provided by the user DBus session. Here's my example unit: [Unit] Description=Environment Demo [...
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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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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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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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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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How do I prevent ssh remote login from breaking dbus?

I'm running openSUSE 11.3 on my workstation at work under KDE, I don't have root access to it. The default shell has been set to tcsh. When I am logged in at my workstation and log in remotely from my ...
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Could not start D-bus, can you call qdbus?

I am using fedora 22. Yesterday it was working fine. But when I opened it today after entering my password it says "could not start D-bus, can you call qdbus?" When I searched for the solution in ...
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Configuring DBUS to start JACK

I have the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) installed, but cannot seem to get jack_control start to start the service. I'm using Slackware64-current, which recently updated its /etc/dbus-1/system....
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Access to user's session D-bus from their cron commands

What is needed to give cron commands access to the session bus (if it is running)? It used to work for me, on Debian Stretch (testing) since switching systemd until relatively recently (might have ...
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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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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 to create a daemon which would be listening to dbus and fire script on message

I want to create a daemon, which would fire up a shell script in the background every time I unlock the screen on my ubuntu. I managed to create such script according to answer to related question: ...
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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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How do I use GNOME Keyring with Python Keyring in virtual environment?

I have written a Python script that I would like to run in the background on my Raspberry Pi. The script makes use of the Python module Keyring (link), which is used to access a keyring backend to ...
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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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g-io-error-quark 39 error when stopping dbus-service

When I restart a particular computer there is an error message, # init 6 Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: Connection refused (g-io-error-quark, 39) I found ...
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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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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 ...