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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                                                                                                                                           [21:05:46]
QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Application may misbehave.
unnamed app(15587): KUniqueApplication: Cannot find the D-Bus session server:  "Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-uMb0BMC1R6: Connection refused" 

unnamed app(15586): KUniqueApplication: Pipe closed unexpectedly. 

Any thoughts?

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You need dbus server to run konsole, Install the package with this command:

apt-get install dbus

and try again to run konsole

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    You're very close, but the system already had dbus installed. The issue is that you have to run konsole from the dbus context. See my answer above for what actually worked :)
    – feoh
    Jan 24 '15 at 18:45
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I found the answer here:

https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/25998/how-do-i-prevent-ssh-remote-login-from-breaking-dbus

Turns out the answer is to put 'dbus-launch konsole' in the "Program to Run" box rather than just Konsole.

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So, the resolution for me was, to dump Xming all together and replace it with Xpra. I played around with the binary packages that come with Ubuntu but was out of luck. To get things working correctly, I actually downloaded the binaries (version 0.15.10) from http://xpra.org/#download as I was recommended bythe winswitch mailing list(linked from the Xpra.org. site)

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a better answer: https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/188877/32769 (it checks existing dbus, if not launch a new one, and make ssh session know about it. requires bash, dbus and systemd to work, but that should be the case of a system sunning dbus)

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