dbus won't back up

Matt Wette matt.wette at gmail.com
Thu May 10 22:48:52 UTC 2018

On 05/10/2018 07:09 AM, 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.
> 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. . . .
> Thanks for any advice.

Can you add files to exclude.  I'm guessing you are talking about 
If so, then exclude $HOME/.dbus from the backup.

$ cd
$ ls -ld .dbus
drwx------ 3 root root 4096 Jan 14 07:51 .dbus/

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