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Old 01-05-2014, 03:22 AM   #1
hoopoe
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No D-Bus daemon running - after installing updates Ubuntu 12.04


Hi community,

I installed the updates (as normal) on my Ubuntu 12.04 distribution this morning, restarted and now stuck in tty1. I cannot log into the GUI desktop.

I have gathered that
  • X11 initilization failed
  • No D-Bus daemon running
  • Compiz (core) - FATAL: Couldn't open display :0

I have spent the last few hours reading other forum posts and have removed the .Xauthority file (as I think I login in the root group (does that make sense?)).

I am currently trying to chown a dbus file but don't seem to be able to find it...! Eg:

chown -R rob:rob ~/dbus

I have tried to restart lightdm but without dbus running I am stuck.

I have tried switching to tty2, tty6, tty7 etc - still don't get normal GUI.

Any suggestions as to what I should do? Any information I can provide to help?

Last edited by hoopoe; 01-05-2014 at 03:37 AM. Reason: correction
 
Old 01-06-2014, 03:37 PM   #2
Ztcoracat
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Hi & Welcome to Linux Questions!-

I'm not the expert with this; sorry.

If you have tried startx to get back into the GUI and it fails it's because there is already a X server running.

I think the file your looking for is: /etc/init/dbus.conf

Do you have a black screen?

Are you getting any error messages? If so please post them so other members can help.


These links might help. Sorry I don't know more--
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ubuntu-721487/
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ight=dbus+file
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...+the+dbus+file

Hope that helps
 
  


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