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linux server load an image from file

sunitha singh
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Joined: Jun 12, 2002
Posts: 8
Hello every body.
My server is linux server(doesn't have x windows)My servlet needs to create an image(offscreen buffered image) and draw images on it reading from the files on the server.
but drawImage always returns false inspite of using mediatracker. and the images from file are never drawn.
this is the code
can some one please help me.
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s="/home/admin/davs/bug.gif";
Toolkit toolkit = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit();
ImageIcon icon = new ImageIcon(s);
img = icon.getImage();
Container c=new Container();
MediaTracker mt=new MediaTracker(c);
mt.addImage(img ,0);
try{
mt.waitForAll();
}catch(Exception ex){ex.printStackTrace();}
bool=g.drawImage(img,30, 30,c);
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how ever i try with or with out mediatracker i always get bool as false.
can some one plaesae help me.........
thanks in advance
[ September 23, 2002: Message edited by: sunitha singh ]
chanoch wiggers
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Joined: May 24, 2001
Posts: 245
i'm pretty sure you have to have an x server running, even if it is in the background. YOu dont have to run a client or anything but there must be a server.


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