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Is there a DBus command for adding a program start button to a KDE plasma panel?

There was a nice command in KDE3 that allowed my to add a program start button to a kicker panel programmatically: dcop kicker $PANEL addNonKDEAppButton "$PROGRAM_NAME" "$PROGRAM_DESCRIPTION" ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu has a org.freedesktop.NetworkManager busname

[EDIT] Because there has been some views but no answers so far, I would like to ask why there aren't any answers or even comments. Is my question to specific or to generic? Is it bad worded or is the ...
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Trying to find dbus session, doesent work

Trying to use notify-send with cron, it needs dbus, what im i doing wrong? var= $(set | grep '^DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=') export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=$var #!/bin/sh { ...
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Unable to mount externalhardisk on Fedora 17

The machine runs on a windows server. Currently it shows an error message DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending The issue stared after i tried to ...
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Notifications don't show up (notify-send notify-osd)

Notifications via notify-send and notify-osd stopped working for me for no apparent reason. notify-send does not display anything. notify-osd displays this error: ** (notify-osd:30409): WARNING **: ...
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Use dconf (or comparable) to set configs for another user

On Ubuntu Desktop 13.10, I have a setup script which runs as root. It essentially configures the computer as necessary, but I need to set some things with dconf. The script runs in a Terminal window ...
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monit fails to support dbus session

I am trying to use monit to monitor and automatically issues like crashes, memory leaks and cpu hotspinning. For one application - one that uses DBus (serving and calling funcs) just will not start. ...
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Installing Upstart on Centos 5.10 Final… pkg-config dependency issue

I am trying to install upstart version 1.11 from source on a Centos 5.10 Final box. BTW i don't have option or privileges to upgrade this. I am at this point where it is complaining about the ...
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Connection to dbus session failed

I am running Debian 6 with Gnome 2.30.2 (old, but it's the workstation I have to use). When I want to run dbus-monitor or any other dbus application from within tmux, I get an error: $ dbus-monitor ...
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Where can I find a full list of wpa-* options for the interfaces file?

I'm looking for an exhaustive list of wpa-* options that can be used in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The Debian wiki has a how-to-use page here: https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi/HowToUse, which ...
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Cross Compile dbus does not install dbus-1.pc

compiling dbus for i686 architecture and have come across a problem: when doing make install the dbus-1.pc is not moved to /lib/pkgconfig It is built so I can move it there on my own but I don't think ...
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Do people use dbus, pipes or ports usually for interprocess communication? [closed]

It's hard to find dbus libraries for the programming languages I've been using though the idea looks neat. Sockets are the most supported way but it also eats one of my computers ports and then I also ...
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is my dbus setup broken? (or: why aren't the envvars set?)

Lots of dbus-using applications respond to method calls and send signals just fine, so obviously not everything is broken for me. However: In my terminals, $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_FOO environment ...
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What DBus signals do I send to players to imitate Gnome's multimedia shortcuts?

I have Xubuntu 11.10, XFCE. I want to send DBus signals to the players so that they worked like in Gnome: you press 'play' key, it plays, 'next' - it forwards, and so on. For that, I need to bind to ...
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Useless nm_dbus_manager_init_bus error messages fill log

My system runs fine, but /var/log/messages repeats this message every few seconds, filling up my log directory: Oct 13 09:10:57 barry NetworkManager: <WARN> nm_dbus_manager_init_bus(): Could ...
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How to use headless Skype over DBUS on Debian

I installed Skype on Debian and ran it headless, however, I cannot interact with it over dbus. Some context of what I have so far: Installed Debian 6 on VMware fusion box from netinst CD Skype ...
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configure: error: cannot find D-Bus

When configuring a software (subversion) on Ubuntu Linux (10.04 lucid), I get an error: configure: error: cannot find D-Bus I restarted dbus service: #service dbus restart dbus start/running, ...
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Something is blocking audio controls?

Lately I noticed that something seems to be blocking various audio controls - mixer mostly. I can't access mixer window from taskbar, my keyboard volume knob doesn't work, mute too. But - all the ...
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How to play Magnatune.com songs in Amarok via DBus

Amarok implements MPRIS DBus-based protocol for remote control. How can I use it to play http://magnatune.com songs? Basically, how does a Magnatune song URI look like from Amarok point of view?
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Is there a DBus command to toggle auto-hide on a KDE Plasma panel?

Is there a DBus command (or some other way from the command line) to toggle auto-hide on a panel in KDE Plasma? (I'm running KDE 4.6.) I have a game I run in WINE that doesn't work right if it's ...
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dbus signal for volume up & down

I recently upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and to my dismay, the mediakeys "volume up" and "volume down" do not send Dbus signals anymore... how can I add these back? Thanks!!
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Gentoo startup error (D-BUS)

When I start my PC with Gentoo everything goes ok until it reaches INIT: Entering runlevel: 3 ... Starting D-BUS system messagebus It just stops booting here. What might be wrong and ...
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Linking to a chat room via XMPP: URI

I found out how to link directly to a chat room on a Jabber conference server -- it took a bit of digging, and I wound up actually looking at the spec before I was sure I was doing it right. I ...
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Add a hook to run when NetworkManager connects

What would be a good way to make a script run every time my computer connects to the network in Ubuntu? Would I somehow use dbus to do this? Background: when I'm on the train I run a short Perl ...
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Updating screen session environment variables to reflect new graphical login?

I use linux, and I like to do all my command-line work within a single screen session, so that I can restart my graphical login and such without losing my terminals. However, when I log out and back ...
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how get hal running on ubuntu server?

I want to try to create a very minimized server installation which automatically mounts its internal SATA disks. Thus, I thought of using HAL as the way to go. As far as I read, HAL is just a daemon ...
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gnome-terminal new tab dbus

I want to run a command (assumedly using dbus-send) that opens a new tab in a gnome-terminal session and runs a command. Is this possible?
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Custom hotkey/shortcut to open/bring to front an app

I don't imagine this is built into the system, but is it possible to do it without too much hassle? Say I open a specific program with a hotkey, and when I press that hotkey again, the program window ...