Ubuntu Linux under MS Virtual PC 2004
tristan at witenko.com
Thu Sep 16 22:00:28 UTC 2004
Thanks for your response, I would like to use the method you suggested.
How do you recommend I get to a command prompt?
As a side note, is there a default password for root? I don't remember setting it. (I understand
sudo will allow me to do some root commands)
>>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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