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How do set X windows to start by default in 24 bit true color mode?
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Easiest why I know of is to set an alias in your .bashrc
Use the following line:

alias startx='startx -bbp24'

save the file, log out and log back in.
type startx at your prompt and that should do it for you. If anyone else knows of an easier why, I'd love to hear it myself.
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