[csw-users] Pidgin Error on New Sol 10 Install

Chad Harp harpchad at opencsw.org
Tue Feb 3 00:19:15 CET 2009

Hello, dbus-uuidgen is part or CSWdbus

Need a few things to help track this down:

Did you install the packages with pkg-get/pkgutil?

Can you attach the output of the following commands:

ls -l /opt/csw/var/lib/dbus
pkginfo -l CSWdbus CSWdbusglib CSWlibdbus CSWpidgin

Thanks, Chad

JL Picard wrote:
> I have a brand new Sun T5240 Sparc/Sol10 box with a FRESH installation 
> of OpenCSW package including pidgin and pidgin-otr packages.  The 
> packages seem to install clean, but I am getting this error on startup:
> process 11234: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to 
> read machine uuid: Failed to open "/opt/csw/var/lib/dbus/machine-id": 
> Permission denied
> See the manual page for dbus-uuidgen to correct this issue.
>   D-Bus not compiled with backtrace support so unable to print a backtrace
> Abort (core dumped)
> My basic research leads me to believe I need to run dbus-uuidgen 
> (presumably as root) to atleast generate the UID file, but I dont even 
> see the binary installed.
> Does anyone have an idea where I've gone wrong?
> J
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