Xvfb (short for X Virtual Framebuffer) is an in-memory display server for UNIX-like operating systems (e.g. Linux). You can use it to run graphical applications without a display (e.g. browser tests on a CI server) and take screenshots at the same time.

How do I use XVFB in Jenkins too?

First, go Go to Manage Jenkins / Global Tool Configuration on Jenkins version 2.0 or Manage Jenkins / Configure System on an earlier version and set up your Xvfb installation. You need to give it an arbitrary name like default Xvfb and a directory where the Xvfb executable is located like /usr/X11R6/bin.

Do you know what XVFB is in Jenkins?

Xvfb or X Virtual Framebuffer is a display server that implements the X11 display server protocol. Unlike other display servers, Xvfb performs all graphical operations in memory without displaying any screen output. Make sure you have Xvfb installed in your Ubuntu system, if not, install xvfb in Ubuntu with the following code.

People also ask how do I install XVFB?

How to install Xvfb (X11 Server) in Linux Server

  1. To install Xvfb. yum install Xvfb.
  2. To initialize the display. Xvfb :1 -Screen 0 800x600x24& This sets display number 1 and screen 0 to a resolution of 800×600 with a color depth of 24.
  3. To export the display to X11. export DISPLAY=localhost:1.0.
  4. To run a program in the virtual display. DISPLAY=localhost:1.0 firefox.

What is XVFB Ubuntu?

Xvfb is a virtual display framebuffer for X – the display system used by Linux. It provides a fake display buffer for graphical programs to write to, allowing any program to run headless.

How do I use XVFB?

Option 1

  1. Start Xvfb on a specific displayport and background process.
  2. Tell the terminal session to use the displayport.
  3. Run the test.