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Re: Again: Midas on 24bit displays under Linux
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Otmar Stahl wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> You probably remember that 24bit displays under Midas have been discussed
> here before. I read again carefully Klaus Banse's mail from Sep.14, 1998,
> but this confused me even more. I still have problems figuring out how to do
> it or if it can be done at all. Maybe somebody can help me out.
> That's what I did. I have installed Midas 98NOVpl1.6 on Linux (SuSE 5.3).
> With the X-Server running at 8bit depth, everything works fine. When I
> switch to 24bit depth, "crea/dis" crashes.
there is still the possibility to buy Accelerated X, a comercial X-server
which is able to provide you a PseudoColor visual overlay on a TruyeColor
visual. This X-server provides support of accelerated graphic hardware. A
stand alone license costs about 100-200 DM but a OEM version of Accelerated X
is included in the Deutsche-Linux Distribution DLD which is cheaper than
the stand alone Xserver. Go to www.delix.de for more information and a
link to Accelerated X.