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README.rst

PyVirtualDisplay is a python wrapper for Xvfb and Xephyr

home: https://github.com/ponty/PyVirtualDisplay

documentation: http://ponty.github.com/PyVirtualDisplay

Possible applications:
  • GUI testing
  • automatic GUI screenshot

Basic usage

from pyvirtualdisplay import Display
# Start Xephyr
disp1=Display(visible=1, size=(320, 240)).start()

Installation

General

if you have setuptools installed:

# as root
easy_install PyVirtualDisplay

if you have pip installed:

# as root
pip install PyVirtualDisplay

Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
sudo apt-get install xvfb
sudo apt-get install xephyr
sudo easy_install PyVirtualDisplay

Uninstall

# as root
pip uninstall PyVirtualDisplay
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