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Bug 7958 - Gnome - not enough colors when running X apps
Summary: Gnome - not enough colors when running X apps
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xearth
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-12-23 04:33 UTC by Colin McDonough
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-13 16:19:50 UTC

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Description Colin McDonough 1999-12-23 04:33:20 UTC
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 17:50:59 UTC
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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