HowTo: SikuliX in headless mode (Linux/Windows)

Asked by Nabil Ghodbane on 2017-02-21

dear experts,
I am trying to use SikuliX in headless mode and I am failing to find the correct approach to be used in my case.
I do have a slave node on which I have as a non root user on which I want to run my tests, that I implemented.
How shall I proceed here? I could see that SikuliX implements the headless approach, but how do I have to modify my current jython script to take this approach into account ?
is there some official page which describes this? if so, I will be grateful if someone could point me to it such that I can try it.
I welcome recommendations/inputs ?
thanks for your valuable help.

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RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #1

SikuliX itself out of the box does not work in headless mode - it always needs a real monitor attached to the running system.

If you want to run on a system without a monitor attached, then on Linux you can use xvfb, to simulate a monitor. I am not an expert with that, so I do not know the equivalent solution for Windows.

Furthermore there are hardware solutions available for HDMI outlets.

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