5.2.1, installed Mozilla -- X reverses background colors when used!!

Bill Schoolcraft runfreebsd at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 29 13:33:10 PDT 2004


At Fri, 29 Oct 2004 it looks like Volker Eckert composed:

> On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 05:57:59AM -0700, Bill Schoolcraft wrote:
> > ...
> > I have run 5.2.1 successfully on many machines and X is actually
> > working fine except when I use Mozilla as installed from ports.
> >
> > The whole background turns into a "negative" and so does the Mozilla
> > browser.  All returns to normal once I exit Mozilla.
> > ...
>
> since nobody else replied... my 2 cents:
> maybe your X is running with too few colours? is it changing the
> colours when you change the focus?

Thanks for your reply,

What happens is "all is fine" with Opera, and Konqueror web
browsers but once I start Mozilla, all hell breaks loose...

It's like looking at a negative of a picture, whites turn black
and the reversal of all colors, I can't describe to you the color
changes for I was never aware of how much whole desktop can
change.

I mean EVERYTHING including the toolbars etc.

I may go and install 4.10 and see what happens.  4.10 failed to
install when the installation kernel hit the parallel port...
Install/Kernel just wedged shut.

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