Issues running Xorg in 8 bit color mode:q

Sérgio Basto sergio at
Mon Sep 19 21:10:04 PDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 12:38 -0500, Doug Kuvaas wrote:
> I will give fbdev a try.  vesa doesn't work properly.  Otherwise I
> will have to try hacking the video driver, which might be the better
> option. 

It is strange vesa not working properly, should work.

You could try with vnc :
vncserver :1 -depth 8
vncviewer :1 (or krdc fromkdenetwork)

I can't start kde4 vncserver of my user logged , but works out of the
box , if I use other user for example:
su - teste
vncserver :1
works pretty

Sérgio M. B.

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