Purple photos on firefox..

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 13:54:19 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:52 PM, herbert langhans
<herbert.raimund at gmx.net>wrote:

> It seems to be some firefox bug. When I save the certain purple JPG and
> display it with another program on my comp it appears normal.
> Screenshot would look ok on any computer..
> And it just happens occasionally. Maybe some screen engine bug in ff35?
> Or my graphic card driver (sis-card) is allergic to ff35? Very strange,
> all other X11 programs display correct..
> Not even a big problem if its just on my computer. But I thought there are
> other Freebsd users having this certain problem too.
> Cheers
> herb langhans
> > >- sometimes the photos, mostly the JPG I guess, appear visible but in a
> > >deep purple shade.
> > Take a screenshot, upload it to a hosting site, have a friend look at the
> > photo with a different monitor.
> >
> > Failure modes for certain monitors may show these symptoms, or you may
> have
> > a loose cable to the video card.
> >
> > Let us know how it works out.

Have you updated any ports recently eg portmaster, portupgrade?  If so you
may wish to look at /usr/ports/UPDATING as that is a FF dependency.
Adam Vande More

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