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Old 04-20-2007, 10:48 PM   #1
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Failed to execute dbus-launch to autolaunch D-Bus session

I wanted to post a fix I found for the following error:

There was an error starting the GNOME Settings Daemon.

Some things, such as themes, sounds, or background settings may not work correctly.

The last error message was:

Failed to execute dbus-launch to autolaunch D-Bus session

GNOME will still try to restart the Settings Daemon next time you log in.

My .xinitrc had the following line:

exec gnome-session

when I changed it to:

exec dbus-launch gnome-session

Gnome launched without the error message

don't know if it will fix every occurrence of this error, but hopefully it will help someone
Old 04-21-2012, 05:39 PM   #2
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Smile try it!!!

yum install dbus-x11
or for debian
sudo apt-get install dbus-x11


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