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Re: KDE and .Xdefaults

On Tue, 27 Apr 1999, Ralf Comtesse wrote:

> Hi,
> I just installed KDE from ftp.kde.org. It is the slink version. My box
> is running potato. The main problem at the moment is, that on startup
> neither my .Xdefaults nor my .xinitrc is read. 
> I applied the changes to /etc/X11/Xsession as described in the kdm
> pages. But the defaults or inits are not read. Saying that, I am not
> quite sure about that, either, since "ls -l" on my .xsession-errors
> shows the actual date. But the logs show only the last entries, so I do
> not know, what commands are executed. 
> So:
> 1. Am I missing sth? What do I have to do to read .Xdefaults of .xinitrc

The best solution I've found:
Create an applink in Desktop/Autostart (i.e. New->Application). In the
Execute line put
xrdb -load $HOME/.Xdefaults
and another one for .xinitrc. By the way, xrdb -merge does not work well,
xrdb -load is ok.


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