Visuals on Xvnc

Tristan Richardson tjr "at" orl.co.uk
Wed, 04 Mar 1998 11:57:38 +0000


> I am in the process of figuring out what decides which visual(s?) become
> available on Xvnc server. Some programs are picky about available visuals.
> 
> I do not want to inherit any attributes of the X display I'm starting 
> Xvnc from, hence I do not run vncserver script. What arguments to
> Xvnc are supposed to do the right thing (tm)? 

If you want an 8-bit Pseudocolor visual, try

  vncserver -depth 8 -cc 3

However see also http://www.orl.co.uk/vnc/archives/1998-Feb/0127.html.

Cheers

Tristan

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