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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has reported on his plans to extend the Linux kernel to include a system for inter-process communication (IPC) that will be reliable, quick and secure and will allow for both direct point-to-point and multicast communications. According to Kroah-Hartman's blog post, the goals include providing a "libdbus" interface, which will allow existing D-Bus applications to work with the kernel implementation without modification.
On current Linux desktop systems, there are typically two D-Bus instances;