RandR support for Xvfb

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Tue May 26 14:42:24 PDT 2009

Peter Åstrand wrote:
>> I found this post about implementing RandR for Xvnc:
>> http://www.nabble.com/Implementing-RandR-td19513964.html
>> Does anyone know what the status is on this?
>> Is there a patch?
>> How much work is left/would it be to get RandR working on Xvfb?
> RandR support has been added to the Xvnc implementation in the TigerVNC
> project (also included in Fedora 11).
> Since Xvfb has so many bugs, I believe Xvnc is a better choice in most
> cases.

The Xorg server with the xf86-video-dummy and xf86-input-void drivers
also approximates Xvfb, though without the ability to connect and see
the output as needed that Xvnc will provide (unless you also install
the vnc.so Xorg module).

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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