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Reload .Xresources without restarting the xterm

After have modified your .Xresources (I will add my file in the git repository), you may want to reload that file without restarting the xterm. The following command is what you want:

xrdb ~/.Xresources

This post contains only a command…I know,it is very poor, but I never remember this command when I need.

Happy Hacking!

Published by Francesco Serafin

I am a PhD student at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trento. My two greatest loves: Computer Science and Water (take three with my Lenovo!:D). As a result, the aim of my life is to make both passions coexist. My gpg public key available at

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