# To subscribers of the xforms list from Yann Guichoux <email@example.com> :
Mike Holme a écrit :
> # To subscribers of the xforms list from Mike Holme <M.Holme@doc.mmu.ac.uk> :
> I have an xforms application which works fine on our Silicon Graphics workstations but under Linux
> the colours behave strangely. The following error message was generated, "Failed to share colors.
> Using private colormap". The application which should be several grays was displayed as blues and greens.
> Also, if the title bar is clicked on the colours revert back to the correct ones (grays) but the Gnome (Linux)
> environment is messed up instead. Icons go black for example.
> Hope this makes sense, does anybody have any idea what the fix might be ?
> Thanks very much,
> Mike Holme
Try to launch your xserver using "startx -- -bpp 16". (16 or higher...)
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