Are There Known Problems With tkinter And VPS Servers?

Tim Daneliuk tundra at bogus-city.tundraware.com
Mon Sep 28 04:37:12 CEST 2015


On 09/27/2015 05:29 PM, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Tim Daneliuk <tundra at bogus-city.tundraware.com> writes:
>> this is somehow VPS related but not sure where to start.
> 
> How are you expecting tkinter to work on a vps, when there is no window
> system?  It wouldn't surprise me if tk is crashing.
> 

You may have heard about this thing called X Windows and this other thing called
ssh that easily permit VPS instances to run GUI code while displaying things
on a remote X server.


P.S. X applications like xterm work flawlessly on the hosts in question.

P.P.S.  You might want to dial down the snark, particularly since you seem
        to be unfamiliar with the basics here.


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