Devuan bug report logs - #204
dbus-x11 broken dependency

Severity: grave;
Package: dbus-x11; Reported by: Gergely Tomka <>;
Date: Sun, 6 May 2018 18:03:01 UTC;
Tags: ceres;
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From: Gergely Tomka <>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2018 17:54:35 +0000
Subject: dbus-x11 broken dependency

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Package: dbus-x11
Severity: grave


dbus-x11 can't be installed in Ceres because a broken dependency:

dbus-x11 : Depends: libdbus-1-3 (= 1.10.8-1+devuan1) but 1.10.22-1+devuan1
is to be installed

This package provides "dbus-launch" which is used by some applications to
find the running DBUS server. I found it by kdenlive, which failed with
this error:

$ kdenlive
"Session bus not found\nTo circumvent this problem try the following
command (with Linux and bash)\nexport $(dbus-launch)"

There are two ways to get around this issue:

1. Running dbus-daemon manually:
dbus-daemon --session --print-address (prints out ADDRESS) (in another
shell)  export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS="ADDRESS" ; kdenlive

2. Installing libdbus-1-3 from Beowulf (this is the version which can be
seen below)


Gergely Tomka

-- System Information:
Distributor ID: Devuan
Description:    Devuan GNU/Linux unstable (ceres)
Release:        unstable
Codename:       ceres
Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.16.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8),
LANGUAGE=en_US:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages dbus-x11 depends on:
ii  dbus         1.12.6-2
ii  libc6        2.27-3
ii  libdbus-1-3  1.12.6-2
ii  libx11-6     2:1.6.5-1

dbus-x11 recommends no packages.

dbus-x11 suggests no packages.

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