Xvfb is an X server for X11, but one that uses virtual memory to create a virtual frame buffer so that it can run on machines with no hardware display devices. Screens with various resolutions and bit depths can be created for the user's particular purposes.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
114 views

Unable to start Google Chrome 51.0.2704.84 on 14.04.4 64 bit

I am unable to run Chrome 51.0.2704.84 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4, 64 bit. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with Vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. Virtualbox Version: v5.0.20 r106931. ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Firefox 47 not starting on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS64 bit Trusty

I am unable to run Firefox 47 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit Codename Trusty. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. I have problem running google-...
1
vote
0answers
128 views

Unable to get Virtual Frame Buffer / Display (Xvfb) Information with xdpyinfo

Ubuntu Server 16.04 running in VirtualBox Setup sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list' sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
1
vote
1answer
127 views

Extension “RANDR” missing on xvfb

Ubuntu: $lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Xvfb: $ dpkg -s xvfb Package: xvfb ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

how to run “gradle run” through xvfb?

What are the equivalent directions for Ubuntu? On your CentOS 6.3 host Follow these steps to set up a CentOS 6.3 host to run headless Selenium tests with Firefox. sudo yum -y install ...
3
votes
0answers
213 views

Xvfb: GLX error when using nvidia driver

I would like to run some headless unit tests, my problem can be recreated with just glxinfo. I try to run: xvfb-run glxinfo It prints multiple lines about GLX: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

xvfb-run hangs on trap/wait in Elastic Bamboo's Ubuntu 15.04 AMI on AWS

I'm trying to run some headless robot/Selenium tests via Elastic Bamboo using Xvfb, on Ubuntu 15.04 in AWS EC2. It works if I run Xvfb manually and then run the test... export display=:99 Xvfb :99 -...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Running Xvfb with firefox

I´m trying to run headlesless firefox with this command sudo xvfb-run -a firefox http://google.com so i get this error (process:9000): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Configure xvfb for Vivid (15.04) as a service using systemd

Vivid switched from upstart to systemd. I used to have xfvb configured to run as a service under updstart. That has now broken. Under upstart, I had /etc/init/xvfb.conf: description "Xvfb X ...
2
votes
0answers
133 views

Xvfb and scripts on Ubuntu Touch/Phone

Will I be able to run "xvfb" on Ubuntu Touch/Phone? I've read that you can use apt-get and use bash. So will I also be able to run Python scripts which use "Selenium" and "Xvfb" for headless Firefox ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Openbox VNC on startup

I'm trying to get a openbox based VNC to run on start up, I have added the following to rc.local Xvfb :1 -extension GLX -screen 0 800x600x16& DISPLAY=:1 /usr/bin/openbox-session& ...
1
vote
1answer
823 views

Is XVFB (X virtual framebuffer) Open Source?

Please tell me if XVFB is open source or not. If it is open source, please send me link for XVFB source package for Unix like operating systems.
1
vote
1answer
724 views

Install MS Fonts for xvfb-run in Ubuntu 14.04 server

I have a cron which runs and takes a screenshot of a specific url. The job is: xvfb-run --server-args="-screen 0, 1024x768x24" /usr/bin/cutycapt --min-width=1200 --min-height=1200 --delay=1000 --...
8
votes
1answer
17k views

How to use Xvfb in Ubuntu 14.04 with/without RandR?

I try to run Unit-Tests with Selenium running Firefox on my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. And I'm using Xvfb as described in this blog to simulate a virtual display to show Firefox in. But Xvfg somehow doesn'...
1
vote
1answer
451 views

Which packages should be installed on Ubuntu server so it will be able to play video?

I have a server where Ubuntu Server 12.04 is installed. It's used for running automated browser tests. The tests use Firefox that is run in Xvfb. One of tests clicks button that usually invokes ...
1
vote
0answers
514 views

Could not init font path element /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType, removing from list!

I am trying to install xvfb on my ubuntu server(without desktop) in order to run a selenium test case. I followed this tutorial but while running the below code it showed me error like: root@test-...
2
votes
2answers
9k views

Missing fonts in Xvfb

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit as a guest under VMplayer running on my Win7 host. After Ubuntu installs, I launch and open a terminal. I then enter the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
2
votes
1answer
883 views

xvfb-run with melt hangs

I am using melt utility to flatten vidoes. in it there is a plugin called kdenlivetitle. this plugin imposes title text on video but it requires X server. for that i am using xvfb-run but it hangs in-...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

install Chinese(and other utf-8) fonts for Xvfb?

I have installed these packages: apt-get install xvfb xfonts-base xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi firefox But in my Firefox in Xvfb on Ubuntu Server, the Chinese characters look like: How to install ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Can't get firefox to render the right size in a headless xvfb instance

I can start the xvfb instance just fine Xvfb :1 -screen 0 800x600x24 I can then launch firefox and have it load correctly but the window is always smaller than the resolution I set during the xvfb ...
2
votes
1answer
805 views

How do I get an application to display on a “dummy monitor”?

I have a GTK program(transmission-gtk) which I would like to run from a console in one of the virtual terminals (over SSH, and locally). Is there a way to get this application(or any other GTK ...