mcs file manager plugin

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Fri Jul 14 13:31:07 CEST 2006

Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure whether this is a bug, has not been addressed yet or maybe 
> is a problem on my side, I'll file a report of course if needed.
> The mcs file manager plugin fm_plugin.* in 
> ${prefix}/lib/xfce4/mcs-plugins/ shipping with the xfce-mcs-plugins 
> package fails to open the file manager preferences (which should be 
> those of thunar I guess). It says that
> "Either the Xfce File Manager was not build with support for D-BUS, or 
> the D-BUS service was not installed properly."
> AFAIK, both is not the case here. Xfce components are revision r22442, 
> dbus version is 0.34.

So, the service was not installed properly, which means Thunar's D-BUS
.service files are not available to the D-BUS daemon.

> Regards,   Nick.


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