To start HP VUE
If you will be using the X server under HP VUE and have not started
HP VUE, do so now.
HP VUE differs slightly from other window managers in that it does not read
your .Xdefaults file to find resources you may want to customize. Instead, it
uses resources from the X resource database. In order to customize resources
for the Graphical User Interface under HP VUE therefore, you must either
merge a file of customized resources with the X resource database, or set an
environment variable that causes the X resource manager to read a file of
customized resources. For ease of use, choose the .Xdefaults file as your merge
• To merge the file .Xdefaults with the X resource database, enter
xrdb -merge .Xdefaults
at the HP-UX prompt.
Customized resources will be merged with the X resource database and will be
available for retrieval by the Graphical User Interface.
• To enable the graphical interface to find the .Xdefaults file directly, enter the
The graphical interface will be able to find and read the file in order to retrieve
Chapter 14: Installation
To set up your software environment