"Unable to determine the address of the message bus"

wang baisheng bswang at redflag-linux.com
Sun Dec 11 19:22:12 PST 2005

have you export enviroment DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS and add user messagebus ?

$ dbus-launch

$export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS='unix:path=/tmp/session_bus_socket'

在 2005年12月10日 星期六 20:34,Tomek Jarzynka 写道:
> Hi,
> I've installed KDE 3.5 and wanted to use the new automatic
> media manager, so I installed hal along with DBUS. Unfortunately,
> only the first event is reported (ie inserting a pendrive).
> Further events are not.
> I've tried versions 0.23, 0.50 and 0.60 of DBUS with appropriate
> versions of HAL (0.2x(?), 0.5.4, with no luck.
> There are no errors in the syslog, both daemons are running,
> but when I try to run dbus-monitor I get:
> Failed to open connection to session message bus: Unable to determine the
> address of the message bus.
> I don't know if this is the cause of HAL not reporting anything,
> but that's currently the only thing that comes to my mind.
> How do I fix this, and/or further debug DBUS and HAL?
> This is a gentoo with kernel (didn't work with
> either).
> Thanks in advance

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