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Re: [trinity-users] upgraded, but TDE video issue

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2017 21:49:45 -0400
said Felix Miata:
| dep composed on 2017-07-30 21:17 (UTC-0400):
| > Thanks to Slávek, I've just had the least-painful system upgrade in
| > the (heavens! can it be?) 20 years I've run Linux exclusively. It
| > wasn't totally trouble-free, but it was less awful than I usually
| > encounter.
| >
| > But now I'm encountering a problem that is annoying: menus in Firefox
| > and some other applications are reversed, white text on black
| > background.
| >
| > Any quick and easy fix? Am running 14.04 on Ubuntu 14.04 (and
| > preparing to revel in the new features everyone else has had for three
| > years . . .).
|
|  Which Firefox version from which source? Mozilla.org builds recent
| versions using GTK3. Some distros still build some versions using GTK2.
| The two toolkits depend on different theming.

54.0 (64-bit) from Canonical. It actually gets pretty awful -- for 
instance, the search box drops its little menu and that one is 
*transparent* with white text, making it unreadable. Additionally, several 
applications have reversed text and everything else is black background -- 
Settings > Additional Drivers from the main menu is one; particularly bad 
for me is that GThumb, which has no useful Trinity alternative, is also 
black with white text, which makes photo editing (my job) really 
difficult.

| I've run into reversed UI colors several times before, but always forget
| exactly how to fix it by the next time it happens. I only remember
| messing with GTK app theming to solve it.

Where and how might I do that? Is there a GTK control center app equivalent 
to KControl?

Thanks for your help.
-- 
dep

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