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Guide; DirectFB and ppc

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AndrewB's picture
Joined: 2005-12-18

This guide is mainly writen for a friend trying to help him. I needed somewhere to pasebin it, but I will share anyway..

Ok, so first we need to get the framebuffer and libs.

sudo apt-get install libdirectfb-dev fbset

That should get you libdirectfb and libdirectfb-extras, and anything directfb may need.
fbset allows you to effectivly get your framebuffer 'resolution'.

Once you have got them all, run


Add what that gives out to the bottom of /etc/fb.modes .

If you plan not to use gnome at all, you will need to edi