[Mageia-discuss] Strange font color

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Mon May 9 06:34:09 CEST 2011

On 8 May 2011 17:52, Franklin Weng <franklin at goodhorse.idv.tw> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I just installed Mageia 1 Beta2, and found that this problem still occurred.
> So I came here to ask if you could give me any hint.
> This problem only happened on my laptop, which uses intel GM965 on-board
> display chip.
> It has been a problem since Mandriva 2010.1 and 2010.2.  I'm not sure if it
> had the same problem on Mandriva 2010.0.
> Please see this screenshot:
> http://www.goodhorse.idv.tw/files/screenshot1.png
> As you can see, in the KDE menu only the first item has words on it.  The
> other items are icons only.
> Actually, only Chinese fonts would become white.  Why do I think it become
> white words on white background?
> Please see:
> http://www.goodhorse.idv.tw/files/screenshot2.png
> http://www.goodhorse.idv.tw/files/screenshot3.png
> In screenshot 3 you can see the words on my task bar.  The Chinese words are
> white, while English words are black.
> It also happened in the KDE menu:
> http://www.goodhorse.idv.tw/files/screenshot4.png
> I tried to create a clean user environment by logging in with an empty home
> folder.  However this problem was still the same.
> When I installed kubuntu or Linux Mint 10, this problem didn't happen.  Only
> Mandriva and Mageia happened.
> Have you ever seen similar problems before?  Changing the color settings in
> KDE does not help to solve this problem.
> Any suggestion or hint is appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Franklin

Did you try changing the color scheme to Oxygen or any other one?

Ahmad Samir

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