how to change the background of xterm?

Keith D. Tyler
Fri Jan 3 22:51:00 GMT 2003

Mingdong Huang was recently quoted as saying...
> The default background of xterm is white. I tried to change it to black by
> editing /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color file, but did not work.
> Any hints?
> Ming

Add this to your .xdefaults file:

XTerm*background: black
XTerm*foreground: white


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