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Budgie 18.04 Dark Theme Pocillo-Dark


#1

With using the Picillo-dark (optional either or: dark theme = on or off and embedded theme = on or off, Symbols = hicolor) it comes out that some (elderly) webpages show up input and form fields with a dark background and dark text. Hard to see.

Furthermore “checkboxes” on bright ground #FFFFFF are invisible.

Tried to compensate by a userContent.css file with Firefox (latest):

@namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml);

input[type="text"], input[type="password"], textarea, select, option {
background-color: #292C36 !important;
color: #EFEFEF !important;
border: 1px solid #BCBCBC !important;
}

input[type="checkbox"] {
border: 2px double #BCBCBC !important;
}

input[type="radio"] {
border: 2px double #BCBCBC !important;
}

Success only partially given.
Anyway I like Budgie and it got my favourite Linux distro.

Edit/note: Neither {color: #FFFFFF} nor {#FFF} shows any effect. Colour of font is still black.
Remedial action: set font colour to #EFEFEF

Still have to figure out a workaround with [type="checkbox"] and [type="radio"]


#2

I’m so glad you mentioned this! I had tested FF a while ago, and had forgotten to open a bug report on this. Since we are going to FF in 18.10, this should be fixed.


#3

It’s me again with one question.
Does this effect as well if you set up as common Ubuntu 18.04 and install the theme afterwards by … ?

apt install ubuntu-budgie-desktop 
apt install budgie-desktop-minimal 
apt install budgie-core

Any experience/knowledge out there?
Source (German): https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Ubuntu_Budgie_Installation/


#4

I was wondering too, but for trying to fix an “issue” with lightdm ( aka use each user’s background ) so maybe starting from a distro with a “working” lightdm ?

Regarding dark themes and Firefox, you’ll find the same issues with Adapta-notko, Qogiri-dark, Materia-dark…


#5

I was wondering too, but for trying to fix an “issue” with lightdm ( aka use each user’s background ) so maybe starting from a distro with a “working” lightdm ?

No - this needs an enhancement to budgie-desktop to recognise when a wallpaper has changed and send an appropriate dbus call to lightdm to change and remember the users wallpaper. This issue (which you are already aware of) covers this. https://github.com/solus-project/budgie-desktop/issues/1326

Note the work around you can run manually in that issue


#6

Indeed already aware, I was just wondering what could happen if first installed system came first with the “working” lightdm and then after installed budgie-desktop on it… Reading your answer, no need to try this.
I’ll try try the workaround when or if I’ll have it understood :slight_smile: