.Xdefaults ignored

Chris Rees utisoft at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 17 16:54:02 UTC 2009

2009/12/17 Sandra Kachelmann <s.kachelmann at googlemail.com>:
> I recently noticed that xorg under FreeBSD ignores my ~/.Xdefaults
> file. I saw with truss that instead .Xdefaults-fqdn is being used:
> open("/home/skmn/.Xdefaults-prissy.local",O_RDONLY,06362252327) = 5 (0x5)
> No trace about ~/.Xdefaults
> Any idea why and if it can be changed?
> Sandra

Does .Xdefaults-fqdn exist? If so, it read that instead, and that is
the sensible behaviour; the name is more specific. Try renaming or
deleting .Xdefaults-fqdn and see if it helps.


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