Off-topic, Was: Re: headless question, and IPC question
jakob at vmlinux.org
Fri Sep 30 01:36:46 CDT 2005
Alex Villacís Lasso wrote:
> You can try installing and configuring this X server. It will not
> output anything or use a console, but will behave otherwise like a
> valid X server. Then you should point the DISPLAY environment variable
> to this X server, and this will keep your app happy. However, I
> *strongly* recommend to try and create a true console-mode app before
> trying the virtual-framebuffer X server, because it will consume
> precious memory.
You can also run a VNC server on the virtual X server. Then you can
leave and connect to your session
from any client computer, without shutting down your running X programs.
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