[gnome-bluetooth] Can't get instance of BT Manager

Edd Dumbill edd at usefulinc.com
Fri Sep 26 00:07:25 BST 2003

Check no other gnome-bluetooth-control is running before you start the
one from libexec (yes, that's the right one.)  If that's the case and it
still quits out, please strace it and send me the output (offlist is
probably better for that.)

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 23:03, Kevin James wrote:
> Yes, I'm running Ximian Desktop 2 over Gnome 2.3
> The only gnome-bluetooth-control I can find is in /usr/libexec - running
> that in a terminal window (either as a user or root) just returns to the
> prompt, no output is given. Then gnome-bluetooth-admin just does the
> same (I assume for the same reason below - that gnome-bluetooth-control
> isn't running).
> Cheers,
> Kev.
> On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 22:10, Edd Dumbill wrote:
> > It's part of gnome-bluetooth.  I take it you run GNOME as your desktop? 
> > The error means that the client program can't, for whatever reason,
> > activate the gnome-bluetooth-control Bonobo server.
> > 
> > To check it works, run gnome-bluetooth-control in a terminal window and
> > then start the client program (either the admin tool or the obex
> > server).  If it still doesn't work then, send whatever gets printed to
> > the terminal from these programs.
> > 

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