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Re: Color in FC5/X11R7



On Wed, 2006-05-24 at 13:40 -0600, clemens dwf com wrote:
> Ive only had a few minutes to play with FC5, but one of the things Ive noticed
> is that while COLOR seems fine if Im running GNOME, if I bring up TWM
> suddenly programs dont seem to be able to find colors.
> 
> my .xinitrc file (long before it mentions 'twm' ) tries to set the background 
> to grey
> with 
>         xsetroot -solid grey50
> 
> and I get the error message that grey50 is not understood.  Similarly, the 
> xterm
> is all black and white.
> 
> I don't see any comments relevant to this in the FC5 Release notes (and would
> expect programs provided like xterm and xsetroot to understand any new 
> conventions)
> 
> Is there something new that an X11 startup script has to do to get COLOR s to 
> work?
> Some new argument on the X11 startup itself?
> 
> Sorry, just havent had the time to dig this out myself.

Try adding:

	RGBPath "/usr/share/X11/rgb"

to the "Files" section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf, restart X and see if that
helps.

Paul.


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