[openbox] [solved] Re: How to enable scrolling in terminal emulator?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Sun May 17 10:09:40 EDT 2015

"Ralf Mattes" <rm at mh-freiburg.de> writes:

> Am Sonntag, 17. Mai 2015 14:45 CEST, Rodolfo Medina
> <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> schrieb:
>  > I can't tell you how to do that, it depends on how you set up your
>  > session.
>> I put that line in .Xdefaults, and now it is all right.  Thanks!  By doing
>> so, I've also known that openbox wants .Xdefaults instead that .Xresources,
>> and that's why it wouldn't apply some settings that I put in .Xresources.
> Urgs, no. Please read some manual about X configuration. Neither ~/.Xefaults
> nor ~/.Xresources are rea by openbox.  Openbox is a _winow manager_.  The X
> resource system is managed by you X server. The ~/.Xdefaults file is the
> traitional place to store resources but recently ~/.Xresources became more
> popular. Neither file is used automatically, you have to feed it to the xrdb
> program. This is traitionally done from within you .xinitrc file, but, as the
> previous posts allready mentioned, this really depends on your local setup.
> So, have a look at xinit(1) and xrb(1).



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