• How to fix system appearance


    Hello everyone! Recently I installed Linux Antergos, it’s a really great system, I would like to stay with it for a longer time, unfortunately I’ve damaged something. I usually use a computer in the evenings, so I used a dark color scheme:
    https://imgur.com/a/nmNSB
    It works with system applications. But some applications are completely unreadable. Like that - to or https://imgur.com/a/S2Xe0
    The white letters are on a white background. In addition to reinstalling the system, is it possible to restore old functionality in my system?
    I apologise for my poor English, I hope that someone will help me. Thank you very much in advance.

  • Hi and welcome to Antergos,
    You didn’t break anything, but I think that you can solve it within the preference of the unreadable app. Go to the preference menu in the app and change the color of the font from white into black or another dark color.

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  • Hi! I tried it before, but there was no such option. I have checked this many times, unfortunately without success. That’s why I’m looking for tools that will allow me to change the background or color of text. I have searched many times for different phrases, but I was unable to find anything helpful.

  • You are trapped inside gtk vs qt apps theming problem…
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Uniform_look_for_Qt_and_GTK_applications
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Uniform_look_for_Qt_and_GTK_applications#Adwaita

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  • Another possibility: did you enable “global dark theme” in Tweak under “appearance”? Disable that and instead use a “true” dark version of a theme.

  • @joekamprad I think you are absolutely right, you have an idea of how I can get out of it? I read what you sent me, but I don’t know how I can solve it.
    @antimony I have already tried to turn off the global dark theme, restarted my computer, but unfortunately there is still a problem.

  • For qt5 apps:

    sudo pacman -S qt5ct
    nano ~/.xinitrc
    

    and put:

    QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE=adwaita
    

    save with [Ctrl+X]

    for qt4 apps:

    sudo pacman -S adwaita-qt
    nano ~/.config/Trolltech.conf
    

    and put:

    [Qt]
    style=adwaita
    

    save with [Ctrl+X]

    [updates once a week] = [90% less problems]
    [Li{u}n//u//{i}x] since 1988 - overcoming failure means success
    howto-install-antergos
    how to add system logs
    i3 GNOME

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