[techtalk] X emulator for X?

Nils Philippsen nils at wombat.dialup.fht-esslingen.de
Wed Jan 26 19:32:17 EST 2000

On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, Marie Fischer wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Jan 2000 moebius at ip-solutions.net wrote:
> > It is possible to run many different resolutions and 
> > color depths on an X server. If they are all setup right 
> > the key sequence [ctrl+alt+"+"] will bring higher 
> > resolutions and the "-" sign will bring lower 
> > resolutions. 
> color depths too? Until now I thought you can change the resolution but
> not the color depth ... maybe you can explain how to do it?

No, color depth can only be run side-by-side on different virtual
terminals, e.g. 32bpp on tty7/:0 and 8bpp on tty8/:1

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