[R] Use of xvfb : X11 cannot allocate additional graphics colors. Consider using colortype="pseudo.cube" or "gray"
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 12 20:09:54 CEST 2006
It's a known problem. Run the X11 device with the arguments stated,
as it says ....
On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Gael Even wrote:
> 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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> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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