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Month: March 2015

Re: [trinity-users] ImageMagick `display` problem

From: Jonesy <trinity@...>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:50:10 -0600 (MDT)
On Mon, 16 Mar 2015, Gerhard Zintel wrote:
>On Monday 16 March 2015, Jonesy wrote:
>> jonesy@nix6: $ display
>> /opt/trinity/share/apps/amarok/images/amarok_rocks.jpg display.im6: color
>> is not known to server `FOREGROUND': No such file or directory @
>> error/xwindow.c/XGetPixelPacket/3064.
>> jonesy@nix6: $
>> A web search on "display.im6: color is not known to server" pulls
>> up _only_ two references to the error message, and one of them
>> is :
>> 	From: Paul Cartwright <pbcartwright@...>
>> 	Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:54:28 -0500
>> 	Subject:   Imagemagick error
>>  (!!!) which
>> describes _my_ problem exactly.  That was 1 1/2 years ago.
>> Only I do not see that he ever got a reply, nor do I see any fix or
>> work-around for the problem.
>"display" shows amarok_rocks.jpg here without problems (R14.0.0). There
>has to be a difference in settings. Just a shot into the dark: Can you
>have a look in Settings>Appearance&Themes>Colors if you have checked or
>un-checked "Apply colors to non-TDE applications"? Mine is un-checked.


Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
That solved it.  That fixed it.  (<<...For subsequent web searchers)

I do not know how I would ever drill down to something that obscure to
see if it affected the problem.  That you came up with the solution is

Now on to the next problem (and, there is one. There always is.  :-)
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