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brooksbi 11-12-2012 11:57 AM

notify-send failure
 
debian squeeze
i have installed libnotify-bin in a vmware machine (vmware remote console)

when i run
notify-send "test" under the root user I get the following error

Glib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed

I have also run apt-get updates and I have the latest version and no updates required and I have rebooted the vmware machine

I have installed a linux debian squeeze

towheedm 11-12-2012 08:09 PM

notify-send requires a graphical environment. It does not work from a console. It also requires D-BUS. See http://www.galago-project.org/specs/notification/ for more info. The error is from GTK+.

brooksbi 11-16-2012 10:41 AM

thanks for the prompt reply I am fairly new to this as you may have guessed.


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