Listing HAL devices

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Thu Sep 1 19:19:33 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:46 AM, mukesh tiwari
<mukeshtiwari.iiitm at> wrote:
> dbus.exceptions.DBusException:
> org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name
> org.freedesktop.Hal was not provided by any .service files
> Kindly some one please tell me why i am getting this error .
> Thank you

It looks like you don't have HAL installed.  In any case, this is a
Ubuntu / DBus issue, not really a Python issue, so you might find
better support at those fora.

By the way, HAL is deprecated.  I believe current best practice is to
interface with udev directly, but I don't know exactly what that

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