X resources

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Introduction

X resources are configuration options for X applications such as rxvt-unicode. They can also be used for setting the cursor theme. X resources can be set in ~/.Xresources. Most display managers automatically load this configuration file on startup.

Syntax

Configuration options in the ~/.Xresources file should respect the following syntax: name.resource: value (for example Xcursor.theme: redglass)

Constants can be defined in the following way: #define name value (for example #define black #000000)

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