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Xvfb as a systemd service

To get Xvfb running on CentOS-7

  • yum install xorg-x11-server-Xvfb

  • Copy Xvfb.service file under /etc/systemd/system/

  • chmod +x /etc/systemd/system/Xvfb.service

  • systemctl enable Xvfb.service

  • systemctl start Xvfb.service

[Unit]
Description=X Virtual Frame Buffer Service
After=network.target
[Service]
ExecStart=/usr/bin/Xvfb :99 -screen 0 1024x768x24
[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target
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@sdiepend sdiepend commented Sep 24, 2020

Why do you make the Xvfb.service file executable?

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@danielmwai danielmwai commented Jan 15, 2021

It's unnecessary to make it executable

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