On Thu, 2019-08-15 at 19:41 +0100, Brian wrote: > The fact remains that dbus is not a DE only package. How did anyone > get the idea it was?
Perhaps because D-Bus stands for Desktop Bus and according to Wikipedia  D-Bus was developed as part of the freedesktop.org project [...] to standardize services provided by Linux desktop environments such as GNOME and KDE. It's seems quite reasonable to me for people to jump to the conclusion that it's not likely relevant for servers.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-Bus -- Tixy