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Re: 8 bit color



on Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 11:49:51AM -0500, Debian Ghost (debian@ghost.ntelos.net) wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> I am trying to export an application from a sun machine to my debian
> machine. When I export the 24 bit version of the program it will display
> fine. When I export an 8 bit version of the same program, it bombs out
> with this message:
> 
> X Error of failed request:  BadAccess (attempt to access private resource 
> denied)
> 
>   Major opcode of failed request:  89 (X_StoreColors)
>   Serial number of failed request:  645
>   Current serial number in output stream:  659
> 
> If I really need to use the 8 bit version of this program, what can I do
> to my local display to be able to see it?

I won't swear to it, but I think xnest might be your friend here.

    http://packages.debian.org/stable/x11/xnest.html

    xnest an X server that is itself an X client. This allows you to run
    a server within a server; this is occasionally useful for
    testing new window managers and other X clients. 


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