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Re: emacs not obeying .Xdefaults in debian

Quoting Suresh Kumar.R (sudhas@md3.vsnl.net.in):

> When I start emacs in a debian machine, it is not obeying .Xdefaults file
> in the home directory. It takes the .Xdefaults file, if it is named as
> .Xdefaults-fully.qualified.machine.name
> Whereas, in a Redhat linux machine, emacs obeys the plain .Xdefaults. 
> Any solutions to use .Xdefaults only. ( I have lots of machines in the
> network and I cannot have .Xdefaults-machine name corresponding to all
> machines in all accounts)

Perhaps you should try ~/.Xresources ?

(I may have misunderstood your question, because you say
"When I start emacs". .Xresources is read when X starts,
I believe.)

BTW your date header has the wrong timezone: it's still only coming up
to two in the afternoon in the UK.

        Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 16:05:39 +0000 (/etc/localtime)  


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