system_bus_socket: No such file or directory

Michael Biebl mbiebl at
Mon Feb 4 05:24:53 PST 2008

2008/2/4, george keane <chemvell at>:
> #dbus-launch --config-file=/etc/dbus-1/system.conf
> Failed to start message bus: Could not get UID and GID for username
> "messagebus"

Seems like the "messagebus" system user/group is missing.
Create them and try again.


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