[Newbies] cog support for linux framebuffer!

Herbert König herbertkoenig at gmx.net
Sat Sep 6 17:33:59 UTC 2014

Hi Mayuresh,

you can run Squeak headless in a non-X11 environment using RFB.

I use rfb-ikp.8.mcz on a virtual server, tunneling TightVNC through SSH.

I haven't yet tried on my Raspberry Pi because Running Squeak under X is 
ok for me, doing development for the Pi on a Laptop.
But I will do that when I put the Pi outside where I can't connect a 

This I how I modified the Squeak all in one script to run headless on 
the server without X:
exec "$BIN/squeak" "-vm-display-null" "-headless" "-nosound" "$@"



Am 06.09.2014 um 12:34 schrieb Mayuresh Kathe:
> hello, would the new 'vm', i.e. cog, support using the linux 
> framebuffer instead of relying on the x windowing system?
> please take a look at; http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/3484
> it has clear mention about the squeak on linux fb project.
> it would be nice to have squeak run atop the linux kernel directly on 
> resource constrained hardware.
> best,
> ~mayuresh
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