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Old 09-30-2013, 06:46 PM   #1
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Appearance issues and other stuff with Iceweasel 24 (in debian 7.1 with Mate)


System: Debian 7.1 (default kernel), Iceweasel 24, Mate DE

Previously I was running Ubuntu 10.04 (way longer than I should have) and never had any issues with appearance settings like this.

I just have a couple appearance related issues that I've not come across before:

A) On most sites, except the LQ forums for some reason, the text input boxes are white with white text. I haven't been able to find any way to fix this. I've tried ticking the "use system settings" and unticking "allow sites to choose their own colors" and that doesn't fix the input box issue.

B)Spell check seems to be selective. For example, it doesn't work at all on reddit.
 
Old 10-06-2013, 03:04 PM   #2
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Your first issue sounds like a theme issue. For as long as I can remember Iceweasel/Firefox didn't play all that well with GTK themes, the most common problem s what you describe. Check the theme's web page and see if they list a fix there. I remember some used to list fixes for GTK+ 2.x.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=461530

This is a report from 2011, but this bug has been around long before, and AFAIK still exists (I suffer the same with jessie on my laptop using a dark theme).

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Old 10-06-2013, 06:05 PM   #3
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That seems exactly what the issue is. I'm on my laptop currently but when I get on my desktop I'll test that and update the thread. Thanks.

That spellcheck thing seems to be present on my laptop too. I'm really not sure what's happening....

Totally unrelated sidenote: how do you set your distro's under your name?? I've tried finding out the thing but can't seem to find an answer.
 
Old 10-11-2013, 09:36 AM   #4
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For the disto, go to My LQ at the top of the page, on the left look for "Edit Your Profile" then it's all the way at the bottom.
 
Old 10-11-2013, 02:11 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by goumba View Post
For the disto, go to My LQ at the top of the page, on the left look for "Edit Your Profile" then it's all the way at the bottom.
Wow, I can't believe I overlooked something so simple. Thanks!
 
  


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