[kde-solaris] Color depth with KDE on Solaris

Mike Roda mike.roda at mci.com
Tue May 6 12:01:42 CEST 2003

I finally got this working. fbconfig and m64config were useless. I 
managed to change the default color depth by editing the 
/usr/dt/config/Xservers file and adding "-dev /dev/fb0 defdepth 24" to 
the command that starts the X server.

Marco Walther wrote:
>>>>>>"MR" == Mike Roda <mike.roda at mci.com> writes:
> MR> Just installed KDE 2.2 on Solaris 2.8 using the package avail. on SUN's 
> MR> website. It's working okay, the only thing is KDE is limiting itself to 
> MR> only 256 (?) colors so the background and all the icons look grainy. 
> MR> When I run other apps from KDE they look fine and use the full color 
> MR> pallate available but KDE itself is not using all the colors available. 
> MR> Any ideas?
> What's your default color depth?  KDE uses the default even if there
> are better (like 24bit) available. 
> man Xsun
> man fbconfig
> etc should help you there.
> Hope this helps,
> -- Marco
> MR> Mike
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