On Sat, 9 Nov 2019 23:17:27 +1100
"Brendan O'Dea" <bod-v...@c47.org> wrote:

> I don't recall having to use .Xdefaults-`hostname` in the past, but it
> certainly behaves that way now.  Maybe this is to support NFS mounted
> homedirs?  In any case, I can't think of a case where I've ever wanted to
> change the behaviour of an X program based on which host it was executed
> from.
> 
> Consider using .Xresources rather than .Xdefaults: the former are loaded
> into the X server, so are linked to a particular display environment,
> whereas the latter are set based on the client.
> 

Thanks!  .Xresources works using ssh -x.

I thought that my window manager would automatically load
.Xresources, but it doesn't do so.  Modifying my .xinitrc fixes
the problem.

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-- 
Gary Jennejohn

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