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Re: making 16bpp the default in X

On Sun, Jun 01, 1997 at 10:56:02PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Douglas L Stewart <douglas@pobox.com> writes:
> > What do I need to do to make 16 bpp the default in X?
> You can edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config and remove all the other modes.
> If you are running xdm, you can edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers and add
> -bpp 16 to the command line.  If you are using startx or xinit, you
> can set up an alias.

Much easier to set your DefaultColorDepth in /etc/X11/XF86Config.
I use startx with this, to run 16bpp by default.

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