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Re: How to set display depth in xdm?

On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 03:14:11PM -0400, Daniel R. Killoran,Ph.D. wrote:
> When installing debian, I guessed wrong about the display depth.
> The xdm error log complains that the hardware cant support 24 bits.
> How can I change this to 8 bits?
> The man pages on xdm don't mention it.

That's because xdm merely starts the X server but doesn't configure it;
you can reconfigure the X server with:

 dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

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