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From "Shawn W. Devlin" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Launching X-Server based apps
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2003 20:19:07 GMT
Lee Fellows wrote:

>  Does this 'app' actually open a window on your display while running?

Yes, it does, briefly, open a window.

>  Most likely you need to set the environment variable DISPLAY in the
>  cgi script you use to invoke the app.

There is a display variable set in the environment   DISPLAY=:0.0

>  If it is actually openning a window on the display each time it is
>  invoked, then I would be double-checking the man/info pages for
>  headless operation options, or else looking for another application
>  that could do the same job without needing to open a window.

I will look into a headless operation.


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