Re: "Black" tooltip problem Firefox: 1. Seemingly good workaround! 2. Where is "Colors — KDE Control Module"?

José Queiroz zekkerj at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 14:47:05 UTC 2016


System Settings >> Applications Appearance >> Colors >> Colors >> Tooltip
background >> Change it to a lighter color.


Seems that Firefox uses the theme's tooltip backgroud, but not the tooltip
text color, causing the problem.


2016-07-02 16:33 GMT-03:00 Bas G. Roufs <basroufs at gmail.com>:

> System:  Kubuntu 14.04 LTS together with Firefox 47 and KDE 4.13.3.
>
> Hello Everybody.
>
> Late May or early June, an update brought FF46 - with several glitches,
> amongst which the "tooltips" with nearly black fonts at a black
> background. I
> am sure, this problem is familiar to several amongst you. Recently, Firefox
> upgraded to version 47. No doubt, several problems have been solved. But
> the
> tooltips are still essentially unreadable.
>
> An internet research made clear to me that:
> = more people are wrestling with this issue;
> = a bug report already has been written;
> = the problem has been solved in the Firefox coming with *Ubuntu 16.06 LTS.
>
> However, my first opportunity to upgrade to Kubuntu 16.04 will be a few
> weeks
> or months later. For the time being, I need at least some temporary
> "workaround". When looking for this, I stumbled upon this blog from
> "AshOnIt":
>
> https://ashonit.blogspot.nl/2016/06/fix-kde-unreadable-tooltip.html
>
> "AshOnIt" proposes two seemingly good ways to solve the problem for the
> time
> being. However, for both methods, we need to use this dialogue:
> "Colors — KDE Control Module"
>
> I have been looking for this "KDE Control Menu" in SYSTEM SETTIINGS.
> However,
> I cannot find it there. Also another internet search does not bring the
> clarity
> I need. The "Color" button available in SYSTEM SETTINGS > hardware, points
> at
> something else. Is there any other place where I can find it? Or can I
> invoke
> it via some command line command?
>
> Thanks for considering this question. Yours.
>
> Bas G. Roufs.
>
>
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