Ubuntu Linux under MS Virtual PC 2004
mdz at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 21:15:42 UTC 2004
On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 01:54:32PM -0600, Tristan Rhodes wrote:
> I have heard that the color depth may cause this, since Virtual PC 2004
> doesn't support 24-bit color. How can I change my system to use 16-bit
> color? I have tried Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill X, but it restarts a second
> later. Where is the color-depth setting (via the command prompt)?
Assuming you have NOT edited the config file by hand already:
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
Press enter to accept the defaults at each screen, until you reach one which
asks "Please select your desired default color depth in bits", and select
the 16-bit option.
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