did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Dec 21 04:38:00 PST 2006

Arvind Ayyangar wrote:
>> How is your code written? How is the program invoked? How long is the
>> timeout that the message is reporting? Has the message been sent on
>> the bus (use the dbus-monitor program)? Has the notify daemon received
>> and acted on the message (you must have some debugging information on
>> the notification daemon, right)?
>my application calls notify_notification_show in libnotify. Libnotify
>makes a dbus procedure call to "Notify" which is exported by the
>notification-daemon. Previously i got a runtime error which said that
>there is no such function exported. Now, I get the above error.
>Timeout in the daemon is

How long does the program wait before reporting the timeout?

Is the message actually sent on the bus (use the dbus-monitor program to 

Has the notification daemon received the message?

>> I am going to take a long shot here and guess you ran the application
>> under su or sudo. Just don't, since that won't work.

Have you checked this information too?

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