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Stan F Smith
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Hello,

I am tying to create a site that at one point automatically opens the browsers printing dialog box with a streamed PDF.
It currently works on my machine but when we deploy to the test server i get the error:

java.awt.HeadlessException:
No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which requires it. at sun.print.PSPrinterJob.printDialog(PSPrinterJob.java:401)
     at org.pdfbox.pdmodel.PDDocument.print(PDDocument.java:......

Can someone please help me solve this.

Thanks.
 
Giuseppe Longo
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Hello,

I'm having the same problem. Did you ever resolve this?

Thanks
 
Tim Moores
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The usual approach would be to start the JVM in headless mode using the parameter "-Djava.awt.headless=true".
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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