Comment 43 for bug 421261

Julien Cristau (jcristau) wrote :

Figured this one out... Ubuntu's /etc/gdm/Xsession doesn't set SYSRESOURCES (and USRRESOURCES) before sourcing /etc/X11/Xsession.d/30x11-common_xresources, so /etc/X11/Xresources/x11-common is never read.