How do I change the colour depth? It says online to edit the
xorg.conf file, but I don't have that. I am running Debian XFCE on a Powerbook G4
xorg.conf file by running
Xorg -configure. Then edit the
Depth entry in the
Display subsection of the
You can start an X server with a non-default depth by running e.g.
startx -- -depth 8.
If you already have a running X server, pick a different display number (if the display you choose is already in use, you'll get the message “Server is already active for display NUMBER”). The default display number is 0. To indicate the display number, pass a
:NUMBER argument to the X server. For example:
Xorg :1 -configure startx -- :1 -depth 8