Re: nm-applet failed to start after copying $HOME directory to a new system.

On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 19:19 -0800, Crisson Guanghao Hu wrote:
> Hi, experts
> I installed debian on my laptop and copied my original $HOME to the
> system.
> The nm-applet is running but failed to appear at the notification area
> with folloing message:
> ** (nm-applet:6113): WARNING **: <WARN>  nma_dbus_init(): could not
> acquire its service.  dbus_bus_acquire_service() says: 'Connection
> ":1.38" is not allowed to own the service
> "org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerInfo" due to security policies in the
> configuration file'

This isn't due to the copying of your home directory, this is due to the
D-Bus daemon not having found the authorization file for the applet.

Can you check to see whether you have:


and copy the contents into your reply so we can check it out?


> Maybe I should delete some file/data for dbus to re-authenticate the
> nm-applet (just a guess).
> Any comments for this?
> Thanks,
> Crisson
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