Bug 7958 - Gnome - not enough colors when running X apps
Gnome - not enough colors when running X apps
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xearth (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-12-22 23:33 EST by Colin McDonough
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-13 11:19:50 EST
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Description Colin McDonough 1999-12-22 23:33:20 EST
when running many X apps under gnome-desktop errors are reported :-

    "cannot get enough colors"

and then they terminate.

this includes Xni(most important) and xearth.

please help.

Colin McDonough

desktop is 1024x768x16bit on a 4Mb Trident 3D 9750 pci
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-12-30 12:50:59 EST
Are you absolutely sure you're running in 16bpp? You shouldn't
run out of colors in that case?

What does xdpyinfo say?

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