[vtkusers] Compiling VTK on X11-less system

Dan Lipsa dan.lipsa at kitware.com
Mon Feb 5 09:56:34 EST 2018

Yes it is possible.
Note the cmake variables may have changed slightly. There is a link at the
end of the blog to an up to date list of variables.


On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 7:24 AM, Robert Sawko <robertsawko at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Is it possible to run VTK applications on a cluster with compute nodes but
> without X11? This is bound to be possible as Paraview can work in such a
> configuration using EGL as a backend for rendering. I am looking for a
> similar
> setup with pure VTK.
> I have an idea for several applications that could take advantage of
> running
> in parallel or with powerful GPUs, but I do not want to get involved with
> X11
> installation on compute nodes.
> Please advise,
> Robert
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