I'm almost able to access an X client from my droplet, but it is failing at the last minute

Posted January 23, 2019 1.1k views
Ubuntu 16.04Conceptual

My error is:
process[rviz-4]: started with pid [11661]
libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found

And checking the video drivers shows this:
pitosalas@pitosalas1:~$ sudo ldconfig -p | grep -i
[sudo] password for pitosalas: (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86
64-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/
libfltk (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86
64-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86
64-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/mesa/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86
64-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/mesa/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86
64-linux-gnu/mesa-egl/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x8664-linux-gnu/ (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. Any clue?

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Hey friend,

I believe that rviz will not run in such a way. Having a full desktop environment and connecting over VNC might work, but do keep in mind these droplets do not have a GPU and would therefore be likely to perform quite poorly with it. There is some discussion on the topic here:


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