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#1 2021-04-08 01:34:38

webbja123
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Registered: 2021-03-31
Posts: 23

Timeshift GUI does not launch on Arch

I just installed timeshift on my laptop, which is running kernel 5.11.11-arch1-1.  In addition to installing timeshift I also ensured that I had the correct video driver for intel.  However, when I launch timeshift it prompts me to enter my password after which nothing happens.  I checked journalctl after the process failed and it tells me that I had a JS ERROR: TypeError: searchController is null and it also tells me that it received the following message in the log; Received error from D-Bus search provider org.gnome.Recipes.desktop during GetResultMetas: Gio.DBusError: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message recipient.  Does anyone know why I cannot launch timeshift?

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#2 2021-04-08 17:15:37

nunopenim
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From: Portugal
Registered: 2021-03-06
Posts: 16

Re: Timeshift GUI does not launch on Arch

webbja123 wrote:

I just installed timeshift on my laptop, which is running kernel 5.11.11-arch1-1.  In addition to installing timeshift I also ensured that I had the correct video driver for intel.  However, when I launch timeshift it prompts me to enter my password after which nothing happens.  I checked journalctl after the process failed and it tells me that I had a JS ERROR: TypeError: searchController is null and it also tells me that it received the following message in the log; Received error from D-Bus search provider org.gnome.Recipes.desktop during GetResultMetas: Gio.DBusError: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message recipient.  Does anyone know why I cannot launch timeshift?

Can you check with dmesg if you see anything obvious? Use

sudo dmesg --level=warn

to check for warnings and

sudo dmesg --level=err

to check for errors. I think I had this issue before being on Arch. I don't remember how I fixed it though.


Check my GitHub here: github.com/nunopenim

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