[CentOS] deleted .dbus/sessions-bus/[fn]

Sat Dec 17 15:08:55 UTC 2016
geo.inbox.ignored <geo.inbox.ignored at gmail.com>

On 12/17/2016 08:57 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2016, at 9:23 AM, geo.inbox.ignored <geo.inbox.ignored at gmail.com> wrote:
>> what i am now in wonder of is if there is any differance in file
>> between the 2 computers.
>> ie, is there a differance between a 32 bit and 64 bit system's
>> /.dbus/sessions-bus/* file?
>> as said, a web search nor reading thru pages, ie, faq, help, doc
>> pages at http://www.freedesktop.org/software/dbus/ <http://www.freedesktop.org/software/dbus/> gave no
>> indication of such.
> 1.) There is no /.dbus/ directory on any CentOS systems I’ve used. It
> sounds to me like someone tried to run a dbus-aware user program as root
> where $HOME=/. It would be regenerated if you did that again. The
> system-level dbus files are in /var/lib/dbus. The systemd init system uses
> dbus to communicate, but it uses a private socket file.

maybe not on a mac system, but file has been present on 686 and x86_64
intel systems that i have installed. at least, iirc, for versions 5.x
thru 6.8.

> 2.) That said, yes, the dbus configuration is a per-host config with a
> unique machine-id for the system dbus-daemon and unique dbus sessions
> for users. They’re generated when you first run a session.

when you say 'first run a session', are you meaning when system is
first installed?

or when a session that uses dbus-daemon is run?


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