dbus python working? "Unable to determine the address of the message bus"

Jeff Bowden jlb@houseofdistraction.com
Sun, 25 Jan 2004 14:37:15 -0800

I've got dbus 0.20 from debian and I'm trying out the python bindings.   
I grabbed the examples from 
http://dri.freedesktop.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/dbus/dbus/python/examples/ but 
when I run example-server.py I get:

    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "./dbus-server.py", line 17, in ?
        service = dbus.Service("org.designfu.SampleService")
      File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/dbus.py", line 183, in __init__
        self._bus = Bus()
      File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/dbus.py", line 57, in __init__
        self._connection = dbus_bindings.bus_get(bus_type)
      File "/build/dstone/dbus-0.20/python/dbus_bindings.pyx", line
    1155, in dbus_bindings.bus_get
    dbus.DBusException: Unable to determine the address of the message bus

I have "dbus-daemon-1 --session" running, btw

Are these examples out of date?  The cvs page says they are 3 months old.