root user- no X11-Session bus

Sathia Narayanan msathia at
Tue Sep 28 10:44:54 PDT 2010

Figured out that the environment should have BOTH  DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS
& DBUS_SESSION_BUS_PID exported.  Just noting it down here so that it helps
anyone trying to using the crazy way I wanted.
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Sathia Narayanan <msathia at>wrote:

> Is it possible to launch a session bus --without-x compile option and
> having only root user?
> Post the system is up I am able to lauch the session bus but it seems
> totally useless as I am not able to connect to that bus. libdus is totally
> blind to that session bus.
> Any comments on the usage and the way to make the libdus see that bus?
> Regards,
> Sathia
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