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Garyu
November 15th, 2007, 10:24 AM
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=3775121
Sorry to make a dual post, but I'm getting really frustrated with this, and it was suggested there are more R users in this part of the forum, so I'm hoping you could help me out.

Trying to plot() to a png from PL/R in a PostgreSQL database, but PL/R requires X server access to generate the image. So users of other distributions have managed to get it working with Xvfb to run as a fake X server, but it just won't work for me. I'm pretty new at this as well, so I'm fumbling in the dark here... :confused:

Went on IRC #R last night and a guy there got it working almost instantly on a different distribution. Very annoying that it's so difficult to get this up and running in Ubuntu.