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Program fails to launch with "The name org.freedesktop.Hal was not provided by any .service files"

Reported by Ian Gibbs on 2011-10-12
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-format (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

After installing gnome-format from the Ubuntu Software Centre in Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit (fully patched), the program fails to launch. When run from the command line, the following output is seen, whether or not as root:

root@lancelot:~# gnome-format

(gnome-format:5269): Gtk-WARNING **: Ignoring the separator setting

(gnome-format:5269): Gtk-WARNING **: Ignoring the separator setting

(gnome-format:5269): Gtk-WARNING **: No object called:

** ERROR **: gnome-format-hal-storage-provider.vala:76: The name org.freedesktop.Hal was not provided by any .service files
aborting...
Aborted

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-format (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Andreas Heinlein (aheinlein) wrote :

The package is missing a dependency on package 'hal' (or one of its dependencies, e.g. libhal - at least installing hal with all dependencies helped).

bug still exists.
ubuntu 12.04.4
Linux hp8570w 3.5.0-48-generic #72~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 11 20:09:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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