x11-server-xvfb - X virtual framebuffer server

Distribution: Mageia 4.1
Repository: Mageia Core Updates i586
Package name: x11-server-xvfb
Package version: 1.14.5
Package release: 2.4.mga4
Package architecture: i586
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 1.90 MB
Download size: 738.52 KB
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Xvfb (X Virtual Frame Buffer) is an X Windows System server that is capable of running on machines with no display hardware and no physical input devices. Xvfb emulates a dumb framebuffer using virtual memory. Xvfb doesn't open any devices, but behaves otherwise as an X display. Xvfb is normally used for testing servers. Using Xvfb, the mfb or cfb code for any depth can be exercised without using real hardware that supports the desired depths. Xvfb has also been used to test X clients against unusual depths and screen configurations, to do batch processing with Xvfb as a background rendering engine, to do load testing, to help with porting an X server to a new platform, and to provide an unobtrusive way of running applications which really don't need an X server but insist on having one. If you need to test your X server or your X clients, you may want to install Xvfb for that purpose.


  • x11-server-xvfb == 1.14.5-2.4.mga4
  • x11-server-xvfb(x86-32) == 1.14.5-2.4.mga4


  • xorg-x11-Xvfb

    Install Howto

    1. Enable Mageia Core Updates repository on "Install and Remove Software"
    2. Update packages list:
      # urpmi.update -a
    3. Install x11-server-xvfb rpm package:
      # urpmi x11-server-xvfb


    • /usr/bin/Xvfb
    • /usr/bin/xvfb-run
    • /usr/share/man/man1/Xvfb.1.xz