Re: colormap in X server
Cheng Tang <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Is there a way to increase colormap in X server? Everytime
> I start netscape, all other program (asclock, gimp, etc) can
> no longer use color. I don't know whether this is
> due to constraints in my setting in X or the hardware.
> How can I find this out and fix this problem? Thanks a lot!!
Try running X with `-bpp 16' or `-bpp 24'. (bpp == bits per pixel)
Default bpp is 8.
If you use startx, you should say
startx -bpp 16
(or was it `startx -- -bpp 16')
If you use xdm, change the line in /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers
:0 local /path/to/X
:0 local /path/to/X -bpp 16
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