New app-defaults location in X.Org 7

Glynn Clements glynn at
Tue Jul 25 04:18:37 PDT 2006

Stefan Dirsch wrote:

> Since the default location for app-defaults files in X.Org 7 is now
> /usr/share/X11/app-defaults I wonder if there is an easy workaround
> for legacy X11 apps available so that both directories
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults *and* /usr/share/X11/app-defaults are
> read (the latter one preferred)? The same is also interesting for
> systems on which you only update X.Org and not the X11 apps. Any hint
> would be appreciated.


Glynn Clements <glynn at>

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