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Re: xdpyinfo package



On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 17:57 -0700, Linux Newbee wrote:
> Hello All
>  
> I am trying the install Oracle 11g on Linux.
> The server is 
> $ uname -a
> Linux testsacx 2.6.9-55.ELsmp #1 SMP Fri Apr 20 17:03:35 EDT 2007 i686
> i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> $ xhost+ testsacx
> $ export DISPLAY=testsacx:0.0
>  
> I start the runInstaller and get the following message
>  
> Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors
>     >>> Could not execute auto check for display colors using
> command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set.
> Failed <<<<
>  
> $ ls -l /usr/bin/xdpyinfo
> ls: /usr/bin/xdpyinfo: No such file or directory
> $
>  
> I searched in google for xdpyinfo and came up with
> http://72.14.253.104/search?q=cache:g_aghAprJMcJ:t2-project.org/packages/xdpyinfo.html+xdpyinfo+for+download&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=11&gl=us
>  
> I am not sure if this can be used in GNU linux. I will ask the
> SysAdmin to get this one setup. But i want to know if anyone has a
> better idea of attacking this issue.

You need to install the xorg-x11-utils RPM:

	# yum -y install xorg-x11-utils

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