[libvirt-users] virt-manager can't start because of a dbus problem

Justin Clift jclift at redhat.com
Sat Jan 8 20:18:29 UTC 2011

On 09/01/2011, at 3:29 AM, Matthias Meyer wrote:
> Hi,
> Since today I can't start virt-manager anymore :-(
> Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-yhDz4m8loi
> By the way the same message as I get from qdbus.
> There are no files called /tmp/dbus* on my system but
> some dbus applications are running:
> linux-dev:~# ps ax | grep dbus
> 1774 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --system
> 2436 ?        S      0:00 dbus-launch --autolaunch 1996d3ce005bf1ed73cca8164d21a0b5 --binary-syntax --close-stderr
> 2437 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 5 --print-address 7 --session
> The error-message-box containing:
> most common cause is a missing or misconfigured D-Bus
> session bus daemon. See http://projects.gnome.org/gconf/
> But I've removed gnome and installed KDE.

Hi Matthias,

(I'm about to get some sleep, so won't be of direct help with this.)

But, you forgot to mention which linux distro you're using.  RHEL? Fedora? Ubuntu? Slackware? etc. :)

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

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