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Old 07-16-2008, 01:03 PM   #1
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No .XDefaults in Slack 12.1?


I am currently using Slackware 12.1 and running Window Maker.

I downloaded the wterm for its ability to render a transparent terminal window and also because it was designed specifically with Window Maker in mind(i think?)

Currently I have been putting commands into the program's icon button, but after hearing about .XDefaults it made more sense to put those commands there so that every terminal brought up would have the same settings.

However, looking in my /root directory and my /home directory for my normal user account reveals no such file.

Of course, I should mention I used ls -a to look for it as well, but it appears Slack 12.1 doesn't generate such a file?

Any help appreciated,
x.D
 
Old 07-16-2008, 02:44 PM   #2
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That's right. Slack makes no assumptions about peoples preferences,
it won't pre-populate (or put into place empty place-holders) for
anything, really, other than screen and xsession. You might have
noticed that you don't have a .bashrc and .bash_login, either.



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Old 07-17-2008, 07:58 PM   #3
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aye I did, guess it forces one to learn eh? thanks for the reply, I thought maybe I was invisible.

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