Re: D-Bus error trying to run gaim AND how do i ensure better upgrades?
On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 16:19:57 -0800, tom arnall wrote:
> i did an upgrade of my testing system recently and afterwards have found a
> nubmer of problems on my system. the most recent is that i can't run gaim
> properly. when i try to, the screen appears momentarily and then goes away,
> leaving the folowing error message in the console.
> D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read
> machine uuid: Failed to open "/var/lib/dbus/machine-id": No such
> file or directory
> See the manual page for dbus-uuidgen to correct this issue.
> Continuing with a bogus made-up machine UUID, which may cause
> problems.gaim: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libpangocairo-1.0.so.0:\
> undefined symbol: cairo_scaled_font_get_font_options
> i had some problems earlier with gaim and dealt with them by copying the
> config file from the root user to my user's directory, but the D-Bus error is
> new and started when i reinstalled gaim to deal with some other problems.
> What is the D-Bus error about?
Maybe dbus is not running. What happens if you try
> Also, how can i lessen my chances of breaking things when i upgrade. (i have
> both testing and stable addresses in my sources.list file)
Install apt-listbugs and apt-listchanges or stay with stable.