[blfs-dev] notification-daemon service file missing

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Jun 4 01:51:08 PDT 2014

On 06/04/2014 08:29 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I ran into a problem with notifications not working:
> (nm-applet:7993): nm-applet-WARNING **: Failed to show notification:
> GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown:
> The name org.freedesktop.Notifications was not provided by any .service
> files
> Upon investigation, it seems that notification-daemon upstream has
> stopped putting the .service file in the tarball.
> I went back to older version and found the file in the 0.4.0 tarball.  I
> added the file
> $ cat /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.freedesktop.Notifications.service
> [D-BUS Service]
> Name=org.freedesktop.Notifications
> Exec=/usr/libexec/notification-daemon
> and notifications started working.  Shall we add this to the book?
>   -- Bruce

If I recall correctly, it uses an autostart file to start it at login.
But then again, those only get parsed if you use a session manager
(gnome-session, kde session manager, lxsession, xfce4-session, etc). So
adding that one might be a good idea.

Note: My last name is not Krejzi.

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