Defining "dummy" monitor

Sérgio Basto sergio at
Fri Jan 1 08:54:31 PST 2016

On Qui, 2015-12-31 at 21:28 -0600, Dennis wrote:
> Is there any way that I can define a dummy monitor for "X"?
> I have several remote PCs w/Debian-Jessie and very low-res 
> monitors that I would like to be able to access via vnc from 
> my desktop and use a hi-res interface to match my desktop 
> monitor.
> TIA for any help or suggestions,

Xvfb, here is one fraction of my script 

if [ -a "/tmp/.X1-lock" ]
    echo "/tmp/.X1-lock exist"
    echo "starting Xvfb"
    Xvfb :1 -fbdir /var/tmp/ 2>> /var/tmp/xvfb_err.log & 

export DISPLAY=:1
export PATH="/servers/gnash-0.8.7/bin/:$PATH"
sdl-gnash  --screenshot 0 --screenshot-file $IMG.tmp -r1 -t1 $SWF 2>>

Sérgio M. B.

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