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I've been tinkering a lot with the drivers for my Intel HD Graphics CPU - installing different drivers and activating SNA. So far without breaking anything.

The only change I've noticed is that the background colour when viewing an image in Firefox (when the URL is the exact location of an image file, that is) has changed.

The default colour for this has been dark grey for some time. For me it has changed to a sort of grainy grey melange colour:

Screen shot of image viewed in Firefox

Is this due to my graphics settings - or is it due to a Firefox update, I haven't been able to track down?


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Intentional, was added in an update. I'm sorry I can't track it down right now, though. – user98085 Dec 19 '12 at 19:34
Are you sure? Can find a lot of complaining about making it dark grey but can't find a single mention of this change to grainy grey. – user76766 Dec 19 '12 at 20:28



you have a couple of graphic-settings. Check out the gfx.* properties.

Test to set

gfx.color_management.mode = 0

and see if anything changes.

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Thanks - but that didn't change anything. – user76766 Dec 19 '12 at 20:28
Aha, now I see you wrote background colour... I first interpreted it to the colours in the picture. Doh! – Stoffisimo Dec 20 '12 at 11:01

Use Old Default Image Style plugin to return to the original situation or customize it yourself.

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