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All QT apps "all black"

asked 2012-09-05 07:40:26 +0000

lzap gravatar image


I just noticed KeePassX (the only QT app I use) is all black. I can't see any graphics, only test is white. It's hard to navigate. Do I need to setup QT or something?

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Just a thought. Have you tried temporarily removing .Xresources and .Xdefaults to see if that makes any difference?

sycamorex gravatar imagesycamorex ( 2012-09-06 19:45:39 +0000 )edit

Tried, did not help. Will try to set theme.

lzap gravatar imagelzap ( 2012-09-12 08:29:15 +0000 )edit

Try to delete lines about `*.background:*` & `*.foreground: *` in the .Xresources or .Xdefaults files.

acgtyrant gravatar imageacgtyrant ( 2013-10-15 15:41:49 +0000 )edit

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answered 2012-09-08 23:19:02 +0000

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What sycamorex commented. If that doesn’t help, double-check that you don’t have some weird (outdated?) Qt theme set.

Qt apps normally just work out of the box without any setup.

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Strange, for some reason QT is giving me "all black" palette. I changed manually colors and now I can see the buttons, but the textfield background is still black. I am going to leave it for now. Thanks.

lzap gravatar imagelzap ( 2012-09-12 08:43:46 +0000 )edit

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