Re: [R] Use of xvfb : X11 cannot allocate additional graphics colors. Consider using colortype="pseudo.cube" or "gray"

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 12 Sep 2006 - 18:09:54 GMT

It's a known problem. Run the X11 device with the arguments stated, as it says ....

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Gael Even wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I use R in remote access on a Debian server.
> I need X11() to create graphical things so I use xvfb-run (Virtual X server
> environnement) R to allowing X11() capabilities to R.
> An other technique is to connect in shh -X to execute my R script.
> With the connection ssh -X, my R script is well executed. BUT when I use Xvfb,
> some graphics are created but an error occured and stop the script.
> here the error :
>
> " X11 cannot allocate additional graphics colors. Consider using
> colortype="pseudo.cube" or "gray" "
>
> There is obviously a problem witth xvfb but I can't not resolve it
> please help me!
>
> Thank you
>
> Gael Even

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