no X rendring on WSl ubuntu

Asked by Abdeldjalil Moubyen

Hi every one

i have successfully installed Yade on WSL ubuntu on windows 10 v19.09, i have installed Vcxsrv to run the GUI

when i run my code the simulation is done but i get this message :

Warning: no X rendering available (see

i can't see the graphical interface

i hope you help me

Best regards.


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Best Anton Gladky (gladky-anton) said :


it is interesting to know that Yade can be running on Windows.
As far as I understand Microsoft has just started to port Linux GUI on Windows and they reported about it yesterday [1].

It would be useful if you share your experience compiling/running Yade on Windows even without GUI.




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Abdeldjalil Moubyen (abdeldjalil93) said :

Thanks Anton Gladky, that solved my question.

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Abdeldjalil Moubyen (abdeldjalil93) said :

Hi Anton

Thank you so much for this idea, it solved my problem

I could install Yade on WSL ubuntu 20.04 on Windows 10. the simulation is running without any problem using remote desktop connection

for the installation of WSL , Ubuntu on Windows, and Linux GUI. i followed this video on Youtube and it work with me:

you can find all the links and commands in the description box or

for this method: https://<email address hidden>/msg23028.html
it works too i just unchecked the native opengl choice in the VcxSrx configuration

I recommand the first one , the graphic quality is very good.

thank you again Anton