Subject: Re: /dev/null as an X server?
To: Matthieu Herrb <email@example.com>
From: Rasputin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2002 17:27:58
* Matthieu Herrb <email@example.com> [020717 17:25]:
> You wrote (in your message from Wednesday 17)
> > I'd like to run stuff like bochs or vmware *without* needing
> > to start X first (I'll be connecting to the VMs using VNC).
> > Is there any way to get around the 'cannot open display'
> > error?
> > i.e. does anyone know of a 'null Xserver' for this kind of thing?
> Xvfb is among other perfect for that usage.
Brilliant, thanks - knew there had to be one!
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns