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Old 1st October 2008
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My system:
FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p4
KDE 3.5.10
Xorg 1.4

I don't have dbus, hal installed. In /usr/local/bin/ is dbus-daemon which sometimes is on but I dn't know why and which application called it. Okay, I see now...
I ran GIMP at this moment and:
ps -A | grep dbus
1310 ?? S 0:00.00 dbus-launch --autolaunch a337460d0873b5bf3ffd9c6f480c
1311 ?? Ss 0:00.01 /usr/local/bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 5 --pri

Is it "must" that each Gnome app call a daemon, please or it is possible to stopped this?

Thanks a lot.
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> cat /usr/ports/devel/dbus/pkg-descr
D-BUS supplies both a system daemon (for events such as "new hardware device
added" or "printer queue changed") and a per-user-login-session daemon (for
general IPC needs among user applications). Also, the message bus is built on
top of a general one-to-one message passing framework, which can be used by
any two apps to communicate directly (without going through the message bus
daemon).

WWW: http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/dbus

You can delete dbus (if you really want) but programs that depends on it may do something stupid/dumb ....
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If using a full kde session, you probably will want dbus on.
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