dbus won't back up

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu May 10 15:26:23 UTC 2018

On quinta-feira, 10 de maio de 2018 07:09:52 PDT Myke Fynke wrote:
> I run Ubuntu 18.? (the bionic beaver gizmo). My problem is that dbus
> gives my backup program fits because dbus refuses to be backed up. It
> will not allow the backup routine to back up the contents of the dbus
> file. Access to the file is refused.

What D-Bus file are you talking about?

> So tell me in plain english: what does dbus actually do? Why are its
> contents protected? What happens if I delete dbus? My backup routine
> hates it. I cherish peace among my apps. . . .

What contents are you talking about?

If you delete D-Bus, then your Linux system will not boot.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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