Re: [vserver] Guests using X with X Server on Host

From: Oliver Welter <>
Date: Thu 31 Jan 2008 - 10:21:27 GMT
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Hi Mio,

ok bit than I need a way to pipe the output from xvfb to the hosts X there a way to do ?


Mio Nilsson wrote:
> Oliver Welter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I want to use vserver to run a set of application-servers as guests.
>> Unfortunately the app is controlled via a GUI, so I need a X Server
>> inside the guests from time to time to look at the apps...
>> The box is remote and currently hosts only one app, the customer uses
>> vnc to connect to the box, which he wants to keep for commodity reasons.
>> Is there a nicer way than running one X server inside every guest?
>> TIA
>> Oliver
> Well, there's always Xvfb - which is a virtual framebuffer that works
> like an X-server. You can find information about it here:

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