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Guide; DirectFB and ppc

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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

fbset

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