color res

Asked by michael on 2005-10-26

ok very new to linux anything so were is the 24bit or 32bit color setting found

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2006-11-04
Zak B. Elep (zakame) said : #1

This setting can be found in /etc/X11/xorg.conf ; it can be modified by invoking `dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg` in a Root Terminal, as the very last dialog after setting the desired WxH.

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Tom Purnell (lifemk2) said : #3

For reference, as per dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg:

So-called "32-bit color" is actually 24 bits of color information plus 8 bits of alpha channel or simple zero padding; the X Window System can handle both. If you want either, select 24 bits.

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