LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-28-2007, 10:36 AM   #1
ljtigre
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2007
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Black Screen on mozilla firefox and other windows


Hi, Newbie here. just installed mandriva 2007, at first it was ok. i tried to update, but then it like froze. so i restarted by switching off and on. now, whenever i open firefox and other windows, i just get a black screen. anything i should do, short of reinstalling?

im on dual boot with winxp.

thanks in advance!
 
Old 08-28-2007, 11:10 AM   #2
macemoneta
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Manalapan, NJ
Distribution: Fedora x86 and x86_64, Debian PPC and ARM, Android
Posts: 4,593
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 327Reputation: 327Reputation: 327Reputation: 327
Duplicate post.
 
Old 08-28-2007, 11:17 AM   #3
arochester
Member
 
Registered: May 2006
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Debian Squeeze Xfce
Posts: 569

Rep: Reputation: 79
1) In Firefox check Edit>Preferences>Content>Colours
Text=Black Background=White
Boxes to be checked=(a)Underline links and (b)Allow pages to choose their own colours.

2) What are other windows?
 
Old 08-28-2007, 12:26 PM   #4
ljtigre
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2007
Posts: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Smile

thanks. ive sorted it out. i had the 3d thing running. works ok now that ive disabled it. thanks for your help.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Mozilla Thunderbird to Find New Home as Mozilla Foundation Focuses on Mozilla Firefox LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 07-27-2007 09:16 AM
Black GTK Theme with mozilla firefox Milosevic Linux - Newbie 1 05-21-2006 07:31 PM
Firefox and Mozilla Windows Close Spontaneously Bob P Suse/Novell 24 11-07-2004 12:42 PM
X Windows shutdown causes black screen Muzzy Linux - General 6 04-09-2004 06:06 PM
X Windows is a black screen debPandra Linux - Distributions 3 07-03-2002 09:17 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration