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Last active Sep 30, 2015

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xvfb init script for Ubuntu
# download and copy xvfb file from this gist to /etc/init.d/

# make it executable
sudo chmod a+x /etc/init.d/xvfb

# start xvfb on display number 10
export DISPLAY=:10
sudo /etc/init.d/xvfb start
XVFB=/usr/bin/Xvfb
XVFBARGS=":10 -screen 0 1024x768x24 -ac +extension GLX +render -noreset"
PIDFILE=/var/run/xvfb.pid
case "$1" in
start)
echo -n "Starting virtual X frame buffer: Xvfb"
start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE --make-pidfile --background --exec $XVFB -- $XVFBARGS
echo "."
;;
stop)
echo -n "Stopping virtual X frame buffer: Xvfb"
start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE
echo "."
;;
restart)
$0 stop
$0 start
;;
*)
echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/xvfb {start|stop|restart}"
exit 1
esac
exit 0
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