DBUS connection refused

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Sun Mar 12 22:22:19 PST 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 00:09 -0600, Rohit Chaudhri wrote:
> What's the best way to upgrade DBUS on Ubuntu Linux? I have Ubuntu
> 5.10 installed on my machine which has DBUS 0.36 installed. I got the
> .deb files for version 0.60 of dbus, libdbus, dbus-utils etc from the
> latest Ubuntu repositories (these will be included in the next Ubuntu
> release) , however I can't do the upgrade since the older version of
> dbus is already installed and is being used by system components like
> the Gnome desktop.
> If I try installing using dpkg -i {.deb package name} the installation
> fails since DBUS is currently being used.

If you have packages that require old dbus, then you can't upgrade.
You'll have to find a way to uninstall or upgrade the packages that
depend on dbus as well.


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