DBus connect problems during dbus_g_bus_get

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Sep 10 05:53:00 PDT 2007

On Monday 10 September 2007 14:08:03 Steve Kreyer wrote:
> Hi!
> In one of my apps I want to connect to dbus. This app should run on a
> system where no X11 is available (instead Iam using gtk-directfb). So
> when the application starts I get the following error during
> dbus_g_bus_get  (Iam using the glib binding):
>     ** ERROR **: Failed to get on the bus: dbus-launch failed to
> autolaunch D-Bus session: Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed.
> What went wrong? In general, is it possible to use the dbus daemon
> without running an X session?

Yes, but you need to start the D-Bus daemon manually in that case.

Autostart only works with an X11 display running.

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