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Black background problem
even when disabled my background colour keeps reverting to black in firefox I have disbled dark option in themes but it still reverts. I have set text to black and background to white.
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Maybe check the default colors in Settings.
- Settings -> General: Fonts & Colors -> Colors
I hate the black background - bad for my eyesight. Wish I knew how to change it before it makes me blind.
You can look for an extension on the Add-ons website.
it seems to me Dark Reader add on would make EVERY page BLACK! i want EVERY page WHITE
You can change this pref on the about:config page from 3 to 2.
Dark (0), light (1), system (2) or browser (3)
You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.
I did the about:config change but still had some black backgrounds. It seems this kind of problem was introduced when Mozilla started using Proton. I am installing version 88 which was just before they started using it until they make it much easier to get rid of black backgrounds.
I did the about:config change but still had some black backgrounds.
You mean in Firefox 96, I assume.
With yesterday's update, Firefox now harmonizes more panels with your toolbar theme. When the text color on your background tabs is light/white, it triggers Firefox to use a dark background on menus, the sidebar, the Library window, and various built-in pages. It also signals sites that you have a dark theme preference.
What to do about this
The fastest workaround is to change your theme to one that uses dark text. By dark text I mean, for example, the built-in Light theme, or an add-on theme with black or dark text on the tabs such as:
Visit the page, install, you can be done in 30 seconds.