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Re: Icecat and Chromium don't activate the right color scheme of website

From: Luis Felipe
Subject: Re: Icecat and Chromium don't activate the right color scheme of websites
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 16:35:14 +0000

Hi Timo,

On Wednesday, March 8th, 2023 at 15:12, Timo Wilken <> wrote:

> > 

> > Do you know of any defaults in Icecat or Chromium that might be preventing 
> > the expected functionality from working correctly? As far as I understand 
> > the versions of both Icecat and Chromium in Guix are supposed to support 
> > all the features required for automatic color scheme activation to work.

> It works for me if I disable IceCat's "resist fingerprinting" option (search 
> for "fingerprint" on about:preferences). I assume that sites can fingerprint 
> your browser based on its theme (light or dark), which is presumably why this 
> option disables the CSS feature.

Aha, indeed.

The option is also available from the Application menu → IceCat Settings → 
Privacy and Security.

Thanks for checking, Timo, I'll check for similar settings in Chromium.


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