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Old 09-02-2005, 12:51 AM   #1
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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
or somewhere similar.

Or you can run as root depending on which you are using.
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??

I posted a link with a fix for your prob.

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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.

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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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