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Ride the D-Bus, Control Your Linux Desktop From the Shell

Dec 01, 2008, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ahmed Kamal)

[ Thanks to Ahmed Kamal for this link. ]

"In order to communicate with running applications on the D-Bus, we need a front end CLI application, or we could use a language binding (say python bindings). However, we will choose a CLI application. It is possible to use "dbus-launch", or the "qdbus" command part of Qt4. I will be using qdbus since it demonstrates the point and is faster to use. So, let's launch qdbus, and list the running communications buses."

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