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Special Forums UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers Using a Sun Ultra 5 at work Post 19551 by thehoghunter on Friday 12th of April 2002 12:12:28 PM
Old 04-12-2002
According to which shell you are using you should find the variable PATH somewhere in one of these files in your home directory. Add whatever other paths you want to search to that variable.

/home/user/.profile
/home/user/.cshrc
/home/user/.login

Or you can add it to the default for ALL users - look in /etc
for

/etc/profile
/etc/default/login
thehoghunter
 
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desktop_color_depth(3alleg4)					  Allegro manual				      desktop_color_depth(3alleg4)

NAME
desktop_color_depth - Finds out the desktop color depth. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> int desktop_color_depth(); DESCRIPTION
Finds out the currently selected desktop color depth. You can use this information to make your program use the same color depth as the desktop, which will likely make it run faster because the graphic driver won't be doing unnecessary color conversions behind your back. Under some OSes, switching to a full screen graphics mode may automatically change the desktop color depth. You have, therefore, to call this function before setting any graphics mode in order to retrieve the real desktop color depth. Example: allegro_init(); ... if ((depth = desktop_color_depth()) != 0) { set_color_depth(depth); } RETURN VALUE
Returns the color depth or zero on platforms where this information is not available or does not apply. SEE ALSO
get_desktop_resolution(3alleg4), set_color_depth(3alleg4), set_gfx_mode(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 desktop_color_depth(3alleg4)

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