Difference between revisions of "Xvfb"

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When running paraview analyses on HiPerGator it may be necessary to set up a virtual X11 environment with Xvfb if a program you need to run expects an X11 environment. Use the following code between the module load and the command to run in the job script
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It may be necessary to set up a virtual X11 environment with Xvfb if a program you need to run expects an X11 environment. Use the following code between the module load and the command to run in the job script
  
 
DISPLAY_ID=$RANDOM
 
DISPLAY_ID=$RANDOM
 
export DISPLAY=:${DISPLAY_ID}
 
export DISPLAY=:${DISPLAY_ID}
 
Xvfb :${DISPLAY_ID} -screen 0 1024x768x16 &
 
Xvfb :${DISPLAY_ID} -screen 0 1024x768x16 &

Revision as of 23:04, 24 June 2020

It may be necessary to set up a virtual X11 environment with Xvfb if a program you need to run expects an X11 environment. Use the following code between the module load and the command to run in the job script

DISPLAY_ID=$RANDOM export DISPLAY=:${DISPLAY_ID} Xvfb :${DISPLAY_ID} -screen 0 1024x768x16 &