Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65098
kdeinit resets/unloads Xresources
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:38 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
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.
*** Bug 65137 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Created attachment 58185 [details]
Makes KDE honour Xresources (just like 2.x)
I can confirm that the patch works as advertised (against rawhide's
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.
That checkbox mentioned in a comment above does not affect this.