Q: Rasmol in Linux: X Error

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Tue Oct 13 03:33:12 EST 1998

berkeley at writeme.com wrote:
> 23 % rasmol
> RasMol Molecular Renderer
> Roger Sayle, August 1995
> Arne Mueller, Mai 1998
> Version 2.6x1
> [8bit version]

Is your X server set up to 8 bit?

Check this with "xwininfo -root" and note the value after Depth:, this
should be 8.

If the value is 16,24, or 32 you'll need to make appropriate versions of
to get it to work, or reconfiguring your X server (this might be a bad


Mogens Kjaer, Carlsberg Laboratory, Dept. of Chemistry
Gamle Carlsberg Vej 10, DK-2500 Valby, Denmark
Phone: +45 33 27 53 25, Fax: +45 33 27 47 08
Email: mk at crc.dk Homepage: http://www.crc.dk

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