dbus and ssh connection

Jose Luis Perez Diez jluis at escomposlinux.org
Thu Jan 7 12:59:15 CET 2010

El Thursday, 7 de January de 2010 12:07:20 Alexander Lehner va escriure:
> If I do an 'ssh remotehost' and run an application on 'remotehost' which
> does some dbus stuff, it seems that the dbus interface does not find the
> 'right' SystemBus or whatever.
> I have to use the local console (terminal on FR) to get proper results.

If your app access the system bus it will work fine. If the app uses the 
session bus yo could set DISPLAY to :0 or get the sesion dbus address from an 
app using it ( I use export `grep DBUS_SESSION /proc/*/environ |tail -1 |
sed 's/^.*:DBUS/DBUS/'` to copy it to my enviroment)

> I have no idea how dbus finds out that I come from a remote connection and
> how I can avoid/fix this behaviour. It is not the DISPLAY env nor any
> SSH_* envs.
> (As mention, the actual problem does not happen on a FR-related
> software but on a different project of my own).
> Thanks,

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