Differences between revisions 3 and 4
Revision 3 as of 2005-08-12 20:38:03
Size: 877
Editor: anonymous
Comment:
Revision 4 as of 2008-01-03 16:55:26
Size: 1208
Comment: yorick+VNC tip
Deletions are marked like this. Additions are marked like this.
Line 10: Line 10:

 * Similarly to the above, some functionalities of yorick (e.g. writing a mpeg movie using yorick-mpeg) require the openning of an X window. When I want to do it non-interactively, I use a VNC server instead of a "real" X11 display. Other "dummy" X11 servers suitable for this sort of tricks may exist. ThibautPaumard.

Things that have not be put elsewhere.

Remote logging

Program which can be used non-interactively to be used in web applications or something else

  • [http://lists.debian.org/debian-science/2005/08/msg00052.html For non-interactive applications (e.g. web) one can use R. Note that R's PNG and JPEG devices rely on having an X server present. I've had success with R producing EPS output, and then using Imagemagick's convert command, which calls Ghostscript behind the scenes, to rasterize it.]

  • Similarly to the above, some functionalities of yorick (e.g. writing a mpeg movie using yorick-mpeg) require the openning of an X window. When I want to do it non-interactively, I use a VNC server instead of a "real" X11 display. Other "dummy" X11 servers suitable for this sort of tricks may exist. ThibautPaumard.