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I'm getting the following error every 10 seconds in Console Messages. No idea where it comes from.

com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[146]  (org.freedesktop.dbus-session[47150]) posix_spawn("/opt/local/bin/dbus-daemon", ...): No such file or directory
com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[146]  (org.freedesktop.dbus-session[47150]) Exited with exit code: 1
com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[146]  (org.freedesktop.dbus-session) Throttling respawn: Will start in 10 seconds

I don't even have /opt/ (I used MacPorts long ago and I don't remember having had anything else in /opt/ since then). Any idea where to look for in debugging this?

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It looks like launchd is trying to launch something which is no longer installed.

Check your /Library/LaunchAgents, /Library/LaunchDaemons, and ~/Library/LaunchAgents folders for a file name starting with "org.freedesktop.dbus". If you find one, delete it.

You can also use Lingon to configure launchd programs graphically.

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Messages disappeared after reboot. Thanks! –  ibz Jul 12 '10 at 14:29
To stop it from running without rebooting you should run launchctl stop org.freedesktop.dbus-session in this case. –  Chealion Jul 12 '10 at 18:28

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