Difference between revisions of "Xvfb"

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[[Category:Software]][[Category:GUI]]
 
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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
 
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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<pre>
DISPLAY_ID=$RANDOM
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export DISPLAY=${RANDOM}
export DISPLAY=:${DISPLAY_ID}
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Xvfb :${DISPLAY} -screen 0 1280x960x24 &
Xvfb :${DISPLAY_ID} -screen 0 1024x768x16 &
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</pre>

Revision as of 02:45, 15 August 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

export DISPLAY=${RANDOM}
Xvfb :${DISPLAY} -screen 0 1280x960x24 &