[arch-general] Dbus and archlinux chroot question

Mikael Eriksson mikael_eriksson at miffe.org
Mon Feb 17 20:12:42 UTC 2020

This is probably the same problem that arch has on WSL. The fix there is to install dbus-x11 from the AUR.

On Mon, Feb 17, 2020, at 20:50, Mgr. Janusz Chmiel via arch-general wrote:
> Dear specialists,
> Ihave tried to use Arch Linux on Android device thanks to Proot, Termux and
> thanks to The Arch Linux script by Mr Rausty, which is available on Github.
> Unfortunately, I have found out, that there is very complex problem with
> Dbus. Many apps, which require inter process communication work only, when I
> type.
> dbus-launch app name
> But even when I start Dbus and some app by this way, some more complex
> applications not work. There are more rreasons.
> Firstly in strictly userspace oriented Linux environment, Arch Linux do not
> support to run services. So Dbus can not be started as A service.
> Is there some technique, which can allow me to use Dbus by more efficiently?
> Or in such non ssstandard environment, there is no way how to setup The
> system so Dbus would be used more efficiently.
> What can I allready use?
> Orca screen reader and many GTK apps including Gradio. But again, some apps
> start dbus-launch with some command line option and system refuses to start
> Dbus so app can not commit the changes to Gconf database for example.
> Any help will be very appreciated.
> Thank you for yours patience and for yours advices.
> With kindness regards.
> Janusz Chmiel

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