Getting Started/Tutorials/D-Bus/Configuration

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Configuring for Services

All KDE-4 versions

If you instlled KDE in: "/usr/KDE-4, the D-Bus services will be installed in "/usr/KDE-4/share/dbus-1/services". D-Bus needs to find these services and use them.

If you only have one version of KDE installed and you normally use it, simply add, for example:

<servicedir>/usr/KDE-4/share/dbus-1/services</servicedir>

{use the actual path from your system}

to your: "/etc/dbus-1/session-local.conf" file.

If your system doesn't yet have that file, create it:

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<!DOCTYPE busconfig PUBLIC

"-//freedesktop//DTD D-BUS Bus Configuration 1.0//EN"
"http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/dbus/1.0/busconfig.dtd">

<busconfig>

 <servicedir>/usr/KDE-4/share/dbus-1/services</servicedir>

</busconfig>

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If you have installed an additional version of KDE-4 that you start with another user account according to the instructions for building KDE4.x, things are not as simple since you need to have the D-Bus services for that KDE-4 installation override the normal ones ONLY when using that user account.

TO DO

KDE-4.4 and TRUNK

TO DO

SYSCONF_INSTALL_DIR

TO DO

Work In Progress

My apologies! The documentation for D-Bus is inadequate, but I am working on this. Till then, ask on the KDE or KDE-Linux mailing lists.


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