Oracle Linux 6: Graphical login/GUI utilities return error: Failed to get connection to session: /bin/dbus-launch terminated abnormally ... (Doc ID 1596365.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When attempting graphical login to an Oracle Linux 6 system, the following error is displayed:

If already logged in to an Oracle Linux 6 system (GUI), running graphical utilities, such as system-config-lvm succeeds, however an error similar to the following is displayed:

Cause

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