How to know if the x11 display uses 24-bit RGB color or instead uses a color palette with a fixed number of colors

Mark Geisert
Fri Oct 8 02:50:00 GMT 2010

Tatsuro MATSUOKA writes:
> On the Linux, the xdpyinfo command can be used. On my cygwin system, xdpyinfo
does not exist.  However
> I do not install full components of the cygwin.
> Does the "xdpyinfo" exist in cygwin? 

For a while now the X components have been unbundled and can be installed
separately, mostly.  xdpyinfo can be installed individually with setup.exe in
the usual fashion.


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