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Summary: A message bus ystem, a simple way for applications to talk to each other
- Build with sys-apps/systemd at_console support
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What is Dbus?
"D-BUS is an interprocess communication (IPC) system, providing a simple yet powerful mechanism allowing applications to talk to one another, communicate information and request services. D-BUS was designed from scratch to fulfill the needs of a modern Linux system. D-BUS' initial goal is to be a replacement for CORBA and DCOP, the remote object systems used in GNOME and KDE, respectively. Ideally, D-BUS can become a unified and agnostic IPC mechanism used by both desktops, satisfying their needs and ushering in new features." (Article on Dbus)
To emerge Dbus, run the following command:
# emerge dbus
and to start dbus, use following:
# rc-update add dbus default * service dbus added to runlevel default # rc * Starting dbus ...