Eric at on 21 Oct 2010 11:18:59 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Xvfb question

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That's because _I_ didn't undersand what I was asking!

I figured it out about 2 minutes before your post arrived.



On 10/21/2010 02:06 PM, Jason Stelzer wrote:
> I don't understand what you are asking.
> Xvbf creates a virtual framebuffer that exists in ram. You can't find
> it via the function keys because it can't be mapped to physically. If
> you want to 'see' what's going on with it, you could always set your
> DISPLAY and take a screen shot.
> Other than automating selenium playback I haven't done too much with
> Xvbf so I'm not really any kind of expert. If you want a display you
> can connect to and interact with, you probably want a vnc server.
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Eric at <> wrote:
> I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.
> If I run a program under Xvfb it creates a new X instance on another display.
> For example:  Xvfb :1.0
> How do I connect to that display to see what "program" is doing?
> It's not mapped to any of the ctrl-alt-Fn keys so I don't know where it "is" or
> how to see it.
> Eric
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