Re: X personal configuration files: .fvwm2rc vs. .Xdefaults
I run all my xterms from the fvwm menu or the buttons so my lines look like
this ""xterm" Exec exec xterm -fg lightgrey -bg black -sb &"
You are correct in saying that .Xdefaults should handle this I'm not sure
why it wouldn't, I use .Xdefaults to configure knews. Tell me what you
On Fri, 7 Mar 1997, Jean-Paul LACHARME wrote:
>I use fvwm2, and it works without real problem. Lots of desktop features are designed within .fvwm2rc. In other systems, some X local features are designed within a .Xdefaults file. I did not find any global template for .Xdefaults in Debian. Nevertheles
s, I wonder if creating such a file can be avoided when using X through fvwm2. I confess that I have not a clear idea of which configures what. I suppose that .Xdefaults is just fit for raw X commands and .fvwm2rc for the upper graphic layer, but it helps
>For example, it has been said that running a color Xterm (which is very convenient) needs only to add the line 'Xterm*customization: -color'. OK. So, I created a .Xdefaults file into my home directory with this single line, but this was without any effe
ct (in fact, I expected no more. Things are more complex).
>I did not even success to change the default shinning white background of the xterm windows (pity for my eyes !). I performed a grep white command on the config files, but it gave me nothing.
>Has somebody some ideas about it ?
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