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@ -14,10 +14,8 @@ Python wrapper for running a display inside X virtual framebuffer (Xvfb)
Install xvfbwrapper from PyPI
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pip install xvfbwrapper
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pip install xvfbwrapper
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About Xvfb (X Virtual Framebuffer)
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In the X Window System, Xvfb or X virtual framebuffer is an X11 server that performs all graphical operations in memory, not showing any screen output. This virtual server does not require the computer it is running on to even have a screen or any input device. Only a network layer is necessary.
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System Requirements
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* Xvfb (`sudo apt-get install xvfb`, or similar)
* Python 2
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Example: Basic Usage
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from xvfbwrapper import Xvfb
vdisplay = Xvfb()
vdisplay.start()
# launch stuff inside virtual display here
vdisplay.stop()
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from xvfbwrapper import Xvfb
vdisplay = Xvfb()
vdisplay.start()
# launch stuff inside virtual display here
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vdisplay.stop()
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Example: Headless Selenium WebDriver Tests
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#!/usr/bin/env python
from selenium import webdriver
from xvfbwrapper import Xvfb
import unittest
class TestHomepages(unittest.TestCase):
def setUp(self):
self.vdisplay = Xvfb(width=1280, height=720)
self.vdisplay.start()
self.browser = webdriver.Firefox()
def testUbuntuHomepage(self):
self.browser.get('http://www.ubuntu.com')
self.assertIn('Ubuntu', self.browser.title)
def testGoogleHomepage(self):
self.browser.get('http://www.google.com')
self.assertIn('Google', self.browser.title)
def tearDown(self):
self.browser.quit()
self.vdisplay.stop()
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if __name__ == '__main__':
unittest.main(verbosity=2)
#!/usr/bin/env python
from selenium import webdriver
from xvfbwrapper import Xvfb
import unittest
class TestHomepages(unittest.TestCase):
def setUp(self):
self.vdisplay = Xvfb(width=1280, height=720)
self.vdisplay.start()
self.browser = webdriver.Firefox()
def testUbuntuHomepage(self):
self.browser.get('http://www.ubuntu.com')
self.assertIn('Ubuntu', self.browser.title)
def testGoogleHomepage(self):
self.browser.get('http://www.google.com')
self.assertIn('Google', self.browser.title)
def tearDown(self):
self.browser.quit()
self.vdisplay.stop()
if __name__ == '__main__':
unittest.main(verbosity=2)
This code uses `selenium` and `xvfbwrapper` to run a test with Firefox inside a Headless display.

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