Comment 2 for bug 421261

On Sat, 29 Aug 2009, Gavin McCullagh wrote:

> Public bug reported:
>
> Binary package hint: xterm
>
> Since upgrading my Acer Aspire One to Karmic, my xterms always have a
> white background.
>
> Looking at /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color, it appears it should be
> black:
>
> ! Set the default text foreground and background colors.
> *VT100*foreground: gray90
> *VT100*background: black

There's missing information (since this update is likely to be mixed in
with other changes):

a) what was the previous version of xterm used?

b) if you install the previous version of xterm in the current
environment, does it still behave properly?

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