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The KDE mediamanager is not running

Posted 12-06-2008 at 01:53 PM by xri
Updated 12-06-2008 at 06:31 PM by xri (Looking to assign a category.)

While using KDE 3.5.9 on Slack 12.1, I installed a couple of programs that I always use; very common stuff.

I don't know if that was the cause, but at some point, when I plugged in my flashdrive, I did not see it popping up on my desktop.

I looked for it on the file manager and when clicking on Storage Media, I got this message:
Quote:
The KDE mediamanager is not running
groups xri -> users disk audio cdrom slocate plugdev
pstree -> both udev and hald are running.

After some googling, I found this little post:
http://www.kde-forum.org/artikel/136...iamanager.html

So, I tried this:
cd /usr/lib
ln -s libdbus-1.so.3.4.0 libdbus-1.so.2


This completely solved the problem. It remains to find out what is the importance of that library and why the incompatibility took place.
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    I just had the same issue today running slack 12.2
    Thanks so much for posting this.
    Posted 07-26-2009 at 02:43 PM by ash1ar ash1ar is offline
 

  



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