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Using the D-Bus ratbagd sample bundle

The dbus-ratbagd example bundle in samples/dbus-ratbagd demonstrates how to access all devices supported by ratbagd. Here is a guide to how to get it working.


You will need a working nodecg-io installation. If you have non yet take a look at installation guide. You may need to install this bundle, so take a look at the “Try an included sample”-Guide. It will also tell you how to log in and how to use the GUI.

You also need:

Configure the DBus ratbagd sample bundle

  1. In NodeCG, create a new D-Bus service instance.
  2. Configure the D-Bus service
    There should not be any additional configuration needed for the D-Bus service.

  3. Set the sample's (dbus-ratbagd) dependency to be the newly created service instance (of type dbus).

  4. Check the NodeCG logs:

    You should see an error or a success message and a list of connected device names.