I asked the question about "Cannot allocate colormap entry" messages
when run "mosaic".
I received serveral response, thanks for help.
Here is a typical one.
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>From @VM.BIU.AC.IL:email@example.com Mon Sep 25 15:00:15 1995
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kozover maxim)
Comments: Internet address: bimacs.cs.biu.ac.il.
Bitnet address: bimacs.bitnet is invalid!
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 1995 23:42:11 +0200
To: email@example.com (SYSTEM ENGINEER)
Subject: Re: colormap
X-Newsreader: TIN [version 1.2 PL2]
: Warning: Cannot allocate colormap entry for "#bfbfbfbfbfbf"
: Warning: Cannot allocate colormap entry for background, setting background to white
Your graphic card / X-server supports only 256 colors .
So , if you open some color-intensive applications , they grab all
the available colours , and other color-intensive applications couldn't
allocate colormap entry for a particular color they need .
The solution is to close some applications , remove the color-intensive
background , etc .
: Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-lucidatypewriter-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-iso8859-1" to type FontList
This font can't be found for some reasons .
xterm -fn "-*-lucidatypewriter-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-iso8859-1"
If it doesn't work , then use
xlsfonts | grep lucida
to see if you have it available .
If not , check the font path by
If the directory /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi is in the font path ,
If the fonts are there , log in as root into that directory and run
If not , get the fonts .
Maxim Kozover , E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
System Administrator , WWW : http://www.cs.biu.ac.il:8080/~kozover
Math. & CS Dept. , Phone : 972-3-5318682
Bar-Ilan University ,
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