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Old 09-02-2005, 12:51 AM   #1
ghostlkp
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Unhappy screen looks like its in 16 bit color


i want to know how to get my depth to 24 ive been messing around with files for hours cant get it at all plz somebody help me and when i go into yast and go to graphics and monitors it just turns black then i have to restart same with sax2 PLZ!!!!!
 
Old 09-02-2005, 08:08 AM   #2
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you dont need to goto monitors , instead goto the display card section and check there. You are likely to find the setting there.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 06:10 PM   #3
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What distibution are you using? Some like Fedora have a nice tool for that.

You can edit your xorg.conf or Xf86config-4 manually which should be located at
/etc/X11/xorg.conf
/etc/X11/Xf86Config-4
or somewhere similar.

Or you can run as root depending on which you are using.
Code:
xorgconfig
Code:
xfconfig
Back up xorg or xfree first so you can restore it if you mess it up.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 06:11 PM   #4
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Why did you start a new thread for the same question??
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=359599

I posted a link with a fix for your prob.

Last edited by bosewicht; 09-02-2005 at 06:12 PM.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 09:05 PM   #5
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Why put it to 24bit colour in the first place? I'm reasonable sure you won't be able to tell the difference.

Last edited by cs-cam; 09-02-2005 at 09:10 PM.
 
Old 09-03-2005, 11:15 AM   #6
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i got it working thx guys for the link
 
  


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