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Old 05-05-2014, 08:09 AM   #1
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: EU
Distribution: Debian
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Notifications don't show up (notify-send notify-osd)

Notifications via notify-send and notify-osd stopped working for me for no apparent reason.
notify-send does not display anything.
notify-osd displays this error:
** (notify-osd:30409): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-JOB9rCGFAt: Connection refused

** (notify-osd:30409): WARNING **: dbus_create_service_instance(): Got error "Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-GWnKyuCbfH: Connection refused"

** (notify-osd:30409): WARNING **: Could not register instance
This used to work just fine for me before, so maybe it's some recent change in Debian?
I also have my own script to set DBUS related environment, but it no longer works with this as well:
session="$HOME/.dbus/session-bus/$(dbus-uuidgen --get)-$(echo $DISPLAY | sed -e 's/\([^:]*:\)//g' -e 's/\..*$//g')"
if [ -e $session ] ; then
    . $session
Any idea how to troubleshoot? I did not find anything recent via google.


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