Old System, New Install Isuue

Patrick O'Donnell pao at ascent.com
Wed Apr 29 07:14:45 PDT 2009

>Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 16:55:13 -0700
>From: James Butler <jbutler at uniteddefensegroup.com>
>Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> James Butler wrote:
>>> Is it possible to run X without an attached monitor, mouse or keyboard?
>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

Xvnc can be run continuously, daemon-like.  I do it all the time.

I've never used Xvfb, so I can't say which is better.

		- Patrick

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