Comment 11 for bug 421261

On Sun, 30 Aug 2009, Gavin McCullagh wrote:

> UXTerm is an interesting one to check. I switched over to it and it
> gets the black background as expected. I'm not starting to wonder if
> that's what I might have been using before. Maybe xterm has always been
> white.

X's default background for xterm is white; Debian sets it to black.
Redhat and some others leave it as white. (I generally prefer black,
since color contrasts work better against black).

> I'll attach the output of the two appres commands. It appears that
> uxterm is the only one that has the settings.
> ** Attachment added: "appres.uxterm"
> --
> xterm background colour used to be black, now white
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Thomas E. Dickey