Old System, New Install Isuue

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 28 17:02:36 PDT 2009

James Butler wrote:
> Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> James Butler wrote:
>>> Is it possible to run X without an attached monitor, mouse or keyboard?
>> Yes - Xvfb or Xvnc are the easiest ways.   Xorg using the "dummy" video
>> driver and "void" input driver is also a possibility.
> Thank you!
> Xfb sounds like it would work for me. Basically I need something that will
> run continuously in the background (daemon-like), rather than during a VNC
> session. I'll get started on compiling from source to test it out.
> Where would I find the "dummy" or "void" driver options to try before I
> reinstall everything?

The Xorg source packages are xf86-video-dummy and xf86-input-void - from a
quick google, it looks like the Fedora RPM names for these are
xorg-x11-drv-dummy and xorg-x11-drv-void.

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

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