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    Default Dbus errors - DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

    I can't run update.
    yes I tried search, nothing seems to be my issues...

    running yast update gives:

    DBus error : Unable to get transaction id from packagekit.

    trying to start /usr/sbin/PackageKit gives these errors:

    libnm_glib_nm_state_cb: dbus returned an error.
    (org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown) The name org.freedesktop.NetworkManager was not provided by any .service files
    TI:16:23:39 TH:0x648bd0 FIk-main.c FN:main,292
    - cannot continue, backend invalid
    Traceback:
    /usr/sbin/packagekitd(egg_error_real+0xc9) [0x40f0f9]
    /usr/sbin/packagekitd(main+0x6ab) [0x40e10b]
    /lib64/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xe6) [0x7f95f97ae586]
    /usr/sbin/packagekitd [0x40d999]

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    Default Re: Dbus errors - DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

    Looks like a Networkmanager problem. As the packagekit does not find the Networkmanager it does not know about an internet connection, therefore it thinks it cannot find the update repo, therefore it exits.
    If you do have a working internet connection, try rebooting and starting the Software Installer, instead of using the updater. In the Software Installer menu Packages - All Packages - Update if a newer version is available. This installs all updates.
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    Default Re: Dbus errors - DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

    yeah I did that, but it doesn't solve the issue of automatic updates.

    is network manager fixable?

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    Default Re: Dbus errors - DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

    what version of packagekit do you have installed

    i had this same error with version 0.3.11-2.1
    downgraded to 0.3.11-1.14.1 from the update repo and problem solved

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    Default Re: Dbus errors - DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

    Got the same problem.. but the solution in this post fixed it
    cannot install anything anymore - openSUSE Forums

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