Hal not working

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 00:54:08 PDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 02:20 +0000, George wrote:
> Hello everyone. I need some help with this. I installed HAL via yum on my
> system. When I try to run hal-device-manager i get this
> ImportError: could not import gnomecanvas
> ImportError: cannot import name DockItem from bonobo.ui
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/hal-device-manager", line 18, in ?
>     DeviceManager()
>   File "/usr/share/hal/device-manager/DeviceManager.py", line 53, in __init__
>     self.bus = dbus.SystemBus()
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus.py", line 218, in __init__
>     Bus.__init__(self, Bus.TYPE_SYSTEM)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus.py", line 121, in __init__
>     self._connection = dbus_bindings.bus_get(bus_type)
>   File "dbus_bindings.pyx", line 1476, in dbus_bindings.bus_get
> dbus_bindings.DBusException: Failed to connect to socket
> /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: No such file or directory
> How do I fix this problem? I really need HAL working...

What distro are you running? What version of dbus do you have installed?

Have you tried installing: libgnomecanvas and gnome-python2-bonobo?


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