Wine without any X11 environment

Patrik Stridvall ps at
Fri Nov 15 09:08:06 CST 2002

> is it possible to use wine in a telnet session to start a 
> (command line) 
> windows application? 


> I get the error that x11drv can't connect to  a 
> display (which is correct). I'm also not very sure that the windows 
> program itself does not perform some graphic related queries (there were 
> some fixme messages when I tried to use 'ttydrv').

If the application directly or indirectly loads GDI32.DLL or USER32.DLL
it also load the x11drv with the result above if DISPLAY isn't set.

> Any ideas? Is there any workaround to use a dummy display or whatever?

In addition to the ttydrv (as you meantion above) you can use VNC like:

vncserver :1
export DISPLAY=:1

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