4

I have a virtual server, and a graphic application (an electron browser, actually) is running on it.

I actually run the command launching it with this script:

#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -e

# Start Xvfb
Xvfb -ac -screen scrn 1280x800x24 :9.0 &
export DISPLAY=:9.0

exec "$@"

It's running even while I'm not connected to ssh, in a screen. However sometimes when connecting to the server I want to access its GUI. It's different from launching it directly with ssh -X. Is there any way to access the display created by Xfvb?

3

You can start a VNC server on an existing X server by using x11vnc. However, if you anticipate the need to do this, you may want to use Xvnc instead of Xvfb.

  • 1
    Thank you. By running `x11vnc -display :9' on the server and putting the ip of the server into a vnc viewer, I'm able to access the display. – coyotte508 Dec 19 '16 at 1:38

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.