Bug 65098 - kdeinit resets/unloads Xresources
kdeinit resets/unloads Xresources
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
: 65137 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-05-17 10:44 EDT by Rex Dieter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-03-30 10:48:29 EST
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Makes KDE honour Xresources (just like 2.x) (1.16 KB, patch)
2002-05-22 11:59 EDT, Carlos Rodrigues
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Description Rex Dieter 2002-05-17 10:44:15 EDT
In kdebase-3.0.0-12 (and rawhide's kdebase-3.0.1-1) , it appears that the  
kdeinit line in /usr/bin/startkde resets Xresources, ie, my ~/.Xresources are  
not being used/loaded. Only after I put  
if [ -f "$HOME/.Xresources" ]; then 
    xrdb -merge "$HOME/.Xresources" 
after the kdeinit step do my Xresources get loaded/used.  If xrdb is not used 
here, or put before the kdeinit step, the Xresources are once again not 
Comment 1 Carlos Rodrigues 2002-05-19 20:15:30 EDT
The X resources also get reset after changing some colors in the KDE Control 
Center, whether "apply colors to non-KDE applications" is checked or not.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-05-21 10:29:23 EDT
*** Bug 65137 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Carlos Rodrigues 2002-05-22 11:59:56 EDT
Created attachment 58185 [details]
Makes KDE honour Xresources (just like 2.x)
Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2002-05-22 13:26:07 EDT
I can confirm that the patch works as advertised (against rawhide's 
kdebase-3.0.1-1).  Thanks!
Comment 5 Michael Schwendt 2002-07-30 14:33:52 EDT
Hmmm, while Limbo beta1 did not unload my ~./Xresources and worked as expected
with regard to this, the problem is back with Limbo beta2. Now both Valhalla and
Limbo beta2 do not accept my ~/.Xresources and I must load them manually.

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