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xdpyinfo | grep depth gives me many answers, I'm not sure which one I want. Google says to look at my xorg.conf, but Ubuntu 9.10 has no xorg.conf.

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Type in xwininfo at the terminal then click in a window on screen, the "depth" value is colour depth. ( via Ubuntu Forums )

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