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systemctl debian 8 jessie: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Unknown error -1

Unfortunately, in my Debian 8 jessie systemctl does not work at all. Every systemctl command results in: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Unknown error -1 systecmtl status udev Failed ...
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Centos: there is no ~/.cache/upstart

I'm new with linux.As I know ~/.cache/upstart is folder where system processes log their stuff. But I can't find this folder in Centos. What I'm most curious about is that on Ubuntu this folder ...
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Getting error: “Error constructing proxy for org.gnome… Could not connect: Connection refused” when running gnome-terminal

I am getting the error: "Error constructing proxy for org.gnome.Terminal:/org/gnome/Terminal/Factory0: Could not connect: Connection refused" when I try to run gnome-terminal. I am running CentOS 7. I ...
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Dbus: How can I monitor process?

I'm new with Dbus and I'm curious if there is any way to monitor process and see if this process receives any Dbus messages. (I'm working on some project and want to know if Xserver receives any Dbus ...
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Using nice with dbus-launch?

Is it nice dbus-launch pluma, dbus-launch nice pluma, or nice dbus-launch nice pluma... I'm not sure what the lifespan of these processes are so I'm not sure what the correct invocation would be in ...
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What is ~/.config/autostart/dbus-session-addr-save.sh good for?

My ~/.config/autostart/ contains the following two files: dbus-session-addr-save.desktop: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=umf Exec=/home/<my-username>/.config/autostart/dbus-session-addr-...
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Trying to install liveusb-creator onto ubuntu

i tried following this tutorial: https://ifireball.wordpress.com/2011/10/14/running-fedoras-liveusb-creator-on-ubuntu/ , but i got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "./liveusb-...
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Unable to switch to greeter

I'm using LightDM 1.16.5 along with the Awesome window manager on NixOS. After logging in, I am unable to switch users without first logging out of my current session. The command dm-tool switch-to-...
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How to reliable attach to session DBUS over ssh?

If I try to use an dbus-depending tool (for example pactl (pulseaudio command line interface) to select some audio output) over ssh, I almost never had any success. I know how to manually export the ...
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DBus over Network (TCP)

I'm trying to communicate with a remote DBus (i.e. IP 10.100.20.101) from a host (i.e. IP 10.100.20.102) - X86_64 platform to ARM development board. I've tried the solutions from here but it caused ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: suspend from console without sudo

For years I have been able to suspend my Ubuntu-based machine from regular account using dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop....
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How to update DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS in tmux when that address changes?

I have noticed, that I can’t run steam in a tmux pane: it gave me error Error: Unable to open a connection to X. Check your DISPLAY environment variable and make sure that you have enabled X. If ...
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Trying to run Konsole from XMing (Windows) fails

Connecting from XMing latest running on a Windows 7 laptop to an Ubuntu 14.04 server running KDE. I get the following error: cpatti@hab: ~ $ konsole ...
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Error in D-BUS session in Ubuntu

Hi I get the following error upon starting the xfce4-panel Failed to connect to the D-BUS session bus: Failed to connect to socket However Dbus is running as i checked it in HTOP I get the error ...
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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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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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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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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 ...