D-Bus configuration for GNOME-2 (or KDE-4.4)

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Apr 1 12:43:24 PDT 2010

Having fought with this for KDE-4.4 for a while, I think that I finally 
have if figured out and applying it to GNOME packages solved my GTK app 
issues as well.

I have posted a tutorial for KDE-4.4:


which is also applicable (KDE-4.4 instructions too) to GNOME, especially 
if installed in:


Specifically, the configuration in:


is not sufficient.  I would also suggest that it be moved to:


There are 4 directories:


that D-Bus needs to find to work correctly -- although I note that the 
first one is currently empty on my system, it is a drop in directory and 
it must be correctly configured.  These have a direct correspondence to 
the KDE-4.4 directories in the tutorial.

Then there is the question of the:


directory.  On KDE-4.4 this could only be addressed by installing the 
contents in:


and KDE packages have a build option to do this.

I have not looked into that for GNOME yet.

James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch

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