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Sunday, November 15, 2009

[solved] Eclipse - Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".

Problem:
Java Swing programs won't run in Eclipse.

Error message:
Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0".

Root cause:
Your graphics card driver does not support the RANDR extension.

Fix:
Edit xorg.conf, find "xinerama" section and change "on" to "off".

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is not a fix, this is nothing. Xinerama is enabled because we need it (to run 4 monitors). Shut your computer down, and you won't have a problem. "Resolved" indeed. How about you resolve it with Xinerama on and make Eclipse stop crashing. It's the only app that crashes because of Xinerama.

Anonymous said...

I agreed it is not fixed since I still get this error meaages even with "xinerama" set to "off".

/usr/share/eclipse> xrandr -v
Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display "localhost:14.0".
RandR extension missing

/usr/share/eclipse> X -version

X.Org X Server 1.5.2
Release Date: 10 October 2008
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: openSUSE SUSE LINUX
Current Operating System: Linux myworkstation 2.6.27.19-5-xen #1 SMP 2009-02-28 04:40:21 +0100 x86_64
Build Date: 25 February 2009 05:01:43PM

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