Thanks Bill !
If I will need a remove windows machine, I would probably be better to
execute the whole script in the windows box remotely.

But thanks for the direction. I am not a linux person beyond chown and
chmod. :-)


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Bill Agee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> You can run Firefox on that headless machine and make it display on a
> remote X server.  I once tried that out with FireWatir - I installed an X
> server package on a Windows machine, then ran a FireWatir script on a linux
> box that was configured to use the Windows machine as its display.  It
> worked fine (at least for a simple demo script that ran against google).
> The Linux box still needs to have an X installation, though.
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 4:34 AM, Sergio Oliveira <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > wrote:
>> I hope this is not a silly question.
>> I have a linux server running GNU/Linux.
>> I have root access to the machine through ssh (shell).
>> I am not sure I have xWindows. I only use ssh to access the machine. The
>> machine is dedicated.
>> So question is: Is it possible to run FireWatir in something like that or
>> you need a graphics environment such as xWindows where FireFox can be
>> launched?
>> Thanks,
>> -Sergio
> >

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