xdg-open error "unknown program name"

Asked by gnufied on 2009-06-14

Binary package hint: kubuntu-desktop

On Kubuntu 9.04 xdg-open and kde-open seem to be broken. On my machine running KDE 4.2.4 (from PPA). Both kde-open and xdg-open throws:

5297 jui % xdg-open README
Qt: Session management error: Could not open network socket
<unknown program name>(15086)/ ClientApp::doIt: Creating ClientApp
Qt: Session management error: Could not open network socket
kioclient(15086): Session bus not found

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2009-06-14
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2015-02-09

This question was originally filed as bug #386903.

gnufied (gethemant) said : #1

The problem persists with any type of files(such as pdf, html)

Harald Sitter (apachelogger) said : #2

Actually your dbus session bus seems to be broken, which is an issue, but no bug -> converting to question :)

kioclien doesnot supported by i5086

Walter Lapchynski (wxl) said : #4

`unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS`

`dbus-launch` uses random D-Bus addresses, which makes for problems.1

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