xfce4/xorg problem amd64

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Wed May 19 14:46:45 UTC 2010

On Wed, 19 May 2010, Sandra Kachelmann wrote:

> Since the xorg update my xfce4 desktop has become unusable. I always
> get the error message below. I even setup FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE from
> scratch, updated to 8.0-STABLE, installed xorg and xfce4 with default
> settings:
> So now everything should be completely vanilla:
> xfdesktop[7480]: starting up
> process 7466: arguments to dbus_message_new_signal() were incorrect,
> assertion "_dbus_check_is_valid_path (path)" failed in file
> dbus-message.c line 1165.
> This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library.
>  D-Bus not compiled with backtrace support so unable to print a backtrace
> Abort trap (core dumped)

If you can live without the features of xfce4-session, deinstalling it 
should allow xfce to run.

There's another approach that may work for you here:

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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