[xubuntu-users] changing foreground color xfce4-notes

Art Slurry info at artslurry.com
Tue Feb 5 13:24:21 UTC 2013

On 02/05/2013 05:50 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-02-04 at 15:20 -0500, Art Slurry wrote:
>> I can only find three config files for notes, and when any changes are
>> made to them, as soon as I execute xfce4-notes, the edits are replaced
>> with the original file... anyone know how to change the foreground
>> color?  goodies aren't so good if they can't be easily customized
>> ~/.config/xfce4/xfce4-notes.gtkrc
>> ~/.config/xfce4/xfce4-notes.rc
>> /usr/share/xfce4-notes-plugin/gtk-2.0/notes.gtkrc
> Ubuntu Quantal?
> If so, I suspect it's the well known cache issue.
> $ rm -r ~/.cache
> should do the trick.
that did it, thank you Ralf, seems to have fixed a few other issues as 
well.  now i can have annoying but useful semi-transparent sticky notes 
everywhere that are consistent with my theme, and xmessage works now as 
well for reminders too

echo "DISPLAY=$DISPLAY xmessage thank ralf" | at 08:00

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