I've never quite understood what d-bus is for and what it does. What kind of things wouldn't work without it?
I have personally never went out of my way to enable it programs like chrome or firefox always start the session anyways, someone told me it's a security concern, is that true?
My Slim + XFCE configuration causes following issue:
First login is fast, everything is fine, shutdown/reboot buttons are available.
On re-log it takes about one minute (timeout?) until the desktop is shown.
slim: waiting for X server to begin accepting...
How do I set dbus_session_bus_address, needed for printing?It's for a HP scanner/printer. The scanner part of it works with the print/hplip driver.
error: Unable to connect to dbus session bus.
org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NotSupported: Using X11 for dbus-daemon autolaunch...
Does anyone know how I might resolve this? It looks to me like the install script has bad logic for determining if the user/group already exist.
# pkg update & pkg upgrade
[26/86] Installing dbus-1.10.16_1...
===> Creating groups.
Creating group 'messagebus' with gid '556'.
Hi, I'm a new member in the FreeBSD community. First, I apologize for the English of this post thread, I am Spanish XD.
I have already used FreeBSD with SLiM and GDM for GNOME and Enlightenment desktop. But now I need a lighter display manager and desktop envoirement, that's why I opted for...
Since the last upgrade to MATE (I use packages - not ports) on my FreeBSD 11.1 desktop, the Shutdown/Reboot option under the System menu has gone missing.
If I login as root the menu item appears as expected.
I do not see the menu item when I am logged in as a regular system user, who is also...
I am not exactly sure when this happened but it was sometime after I tried adding
pkg networkmgr. Now when KDE starts I see
Could not start DBUS
I have dbus_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf as well as hald_enable="YES" and running
sudo service dbus start
in terminal returns
dbus already running...
Hello, there. Hope my post won't contain too much newbie errors.
I'm a FreeBSD newbie trying to configure FreeBSD as my workstation. After a while struggling with video cards, I had a running GNOME with web browser, office suite, etc. After a reboot, GNOME started to refuse to open itself: on...
I've read at some pages with instructions for installing Lumina that dbus and hald should be enabled at /etc/rc.conf. Otherwise, in Lumina's FAQ they say Lumina doesn't need any framework like dbus or hald. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of enabling dbus and/or hald at...
I am currently using two operating systems - FreeBSD and Devuan. The latter is a new project that aims to create a general purpose OS based on Debian that does not contain systemd, yet offers the tried and tested UNIX solutions (user groups, etc.). For instance, the init process is driven by...