Could it be that a site startup file or your own .emacs is overriding
the .Xresources setting?
dxs <shkatov@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I'm running emacs 21.4.1 on ubuntu.
> Previously, I was using Fedora. I made quite a few customizations of how
> emacs looks through .Xresources and .Xdefaults files. Now, I just copied my
> "old" .Xresources and .Xdefaults into my home directory on ubuntu and a very
> strange thing happens:
> when I start emacs up, for a splitting second it looks as prescribed in
> .Xresources and .Xdefaults, but then it immediately changes to look as it
> did before I changed .Xresources and .Xdefaults.
> Why this strange behaviour and how to fix it?
> Thanks a million,
Chris McMahan | first_initiallastname@xxxxxxxxxxx