using xvfb instead of a gui display

Tom Fowle wa6ivgtf at
Fri Apr 17 01:28:58 EDT 2015

Hi Kirk ET all,
could someone provide a brief explanation for a not-really programmer
and/or where to find such info?

I too would be thrilled with a command line browser with java
I just ain't got it to learn orca and gnome GUI's are forced upon us,

  Tom Fowle
  wa6ivgtf at

On Thu, Apr 16, 2015, at 11:55 AM, Kirk Reiser wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Apr 2015, Hart Larry wrote:
> > to get used to Orca. But also, there is a "wb" project, which I would love to 
> > install, however, another LUG member was not happy that you need to install 
> > as 
> > root. Also he says it doesn't use auto tools, so exactly what are easy steps 
> > of 
> > installing "wb"? Thanks in advance
> > Hart
> Although you do need to install some of the base packages such as with
> xvfb and iceweasel for clifox or dependancy packages for python with
> pip or easyinstall, you don't need to be root to run either wb or
> clifox. In that fashion they are exactly the same as all other
> packages. For one that is savvy wb can be totally installed and run as
> a regular user but you need to install all the packages and compile as
> a normal user.
> At this stage they are not really at the point where one can just
> install with aptitude or apt-get and go. In fact, unless more
> developers get interested and involved they'll never be at that level.
>    Kirk
> -- 
> Well that's it then, colour me gone!
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