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set -o errexit
set -o nounset
if [[ ${#} -ne 1 ]]
echo "Usage: ${0} upstart-conf-file" >&2
exit 1
config=${1} && shift
exec 4<> ${dbus_pid_file}
exec 6<> ${dbus_add_file}
/bin/dbus-daemon --fork --print-pid 4 --print-address 6 --session
function clean {
kill $(cat ${dbus_pid_file})
rm -f ${dbus_pid_file} ${dbus_add_file}
exit 1
trap "{ clean; }" EXIT
export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=$(cat ${dbus_add_file})
/bin/init-checkconf ${config}
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Problem only appears when the DISPLAY is not set. Example quick fix:

export DISPLAY=:0
init-checkconf -d /etc/init/your-service.conf

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Thank you! You bailed me out on a Friday night.

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