gvrtest at gmail.com
Thu May 14 02:37:07 EDT 2009
I using pidgin to send messages, I am trying it
out in head less mode.
I noticed that it was crashing in between.
Before restarting I have looked for any old instances
running, but I could not find none and I restarted afresh.
I am following below steps to start pidgin in head less mode.
1) If dbus session is not present.
eval `dbus-launch --auto-syntax`
2) If Xvfb is not present.
Xvfb :1 -screen 0 800x600x24&
DISPLAY=localhost:1.0 pidgin -c Yahoo! -m &
Can any one suggest us what might be the problem, and possible solution to
Below is the debug messages from gdb.
[root at srv1 ~]# gdb pidgin
GNU gdb Fedora (6.8-27.el5)
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. Type "show
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux-gnu"...
(gdb) handle SIGPIPE nostop noprint
Signal Stop Print Pass to program Description
SIGPIPE No No Yes Broken pipe
Starting program: /usr/local/bin/pidgin
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread 0xb7f5c6d0 (LWP 31075)]
(pidgin:31075): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_display_get_name: assertion
`GDK_IS_DISPLAY (display)' failed
** (pidgin:31075): WARNING **: cannot open display: unset
Program exited with code 01.
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