open look applications
a214310 "at" zulu.FMR.Com
Fri, 06 Mar 1998 21:25:45 +0000
Tristan Richardson writes:
> By default, vncserver will start Xvnc with the same depth as the current X
> display, if there is one, or 8 bits deep if there isn't. We've tried to steer
> clear of colour maps as much as possible and normally use "true colour", even
> when there are only 8 bits per pixel.
> Unfortunately some X applications don't cope too well with an 8 bit TrueColor
> visual - this sounds like one of them. You can make Xvnc use the more normal
> PseudoColor visual by giving a "-cc 3" option to vncserver. This should
> basically work, but there are some known problems (e.g. sharing such a desktop
> doesn't work properly). The other thing to do is try using a "-depth 16" or
> even "-depth 24" option to see if that makes things better.
Thanks a bunch; that solved the problem.
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