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I've set up vncserver on my new build and I can connect using RealVNC VNC Viewer, however the colours are a bit off and it looks kind of awful. See this screenshot:

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What can I do to put this right?

I've been using depth 24 when creating the vnc session, but as far as I can see no other depths make a difference. Is it something else?

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If you want full wicked colours follow this simple steps:

  1. Open VNC VIEWER

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  2. Select OPTIONS

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  3. Unselect Adapt to Network Speed

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  4. Drag the bar to the quality you wish to have

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  5. To the Right is the best colour option but uses more bandwidth. To the left you have less bandwidth use but also less colours.

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Now connect to the place you want.

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Answered by the OP in the question:

Never mind, I just changed the desktop background to a plain color and it's okay now.

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I don't mind people editing my posts, but when you edit them to remove correct spellings and put in incorrect ones that's taking the biscuit... –  Conn Apr 22 '13 at 20:55
    
I don't understand whatever are you trying to say. Please, create a new answer telling how did you solved your issue if you want to. In such a case I will delete this. If you have something wrong with something on the answer, you can edit it.. –  Lucio Apr 22 '13 at 21:08
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@Conn Firstly: Anyone and everyone can edit everyone's posts. If that's not OK with you then this probably isn't the place for you. See the FAQ. Second: "color" is the American version of the British "colour", so it's still correct. Rather a trivial thing I know, but then, this is the internet. It's diverse. Thirdly: Being rude is absolutely 100% NOT allowed. After all, it's just a word. –  Seth Apr 22 '13 at 21:48

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