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Some websites I cant view text in search fields until I select it. I am on Linux ubuntu

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Some search fields work, such as Google. Many others dont. The text is there but I cant see it.

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Hi, Firefox releases version 62.0 tomorrow or pick your language now :

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Note that the OP is using a Firefox version from the Ubuntu repositories and can only update via Ubuntu software update.

Are you using a dark theme or have modified the default text color and background color (black text on white background)?

Some websites assume this default and only change one of them.

  • Options/Preferences -> General: Fonts & Colors -> Colors
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Didnt work. Youtube is a major one but many other websites will not show text. Many others are fine.