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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by Moonchild » 2017-11-16, 22:49

It's actually an encoding issue in the throbber image (thank you Mozilla!). The libPNG update made the code more optimized, which resulted in the decoder trusting what's in the PNG meta data, and as a consequence dropping wrongly-encoded frames.

I'll have an updated version of the throbber in the next point release, and a more permanent fix for any other incorrect images in the next major release.
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by adesh » 2017-11-17, 09:32

I confirm that the issue is fixed on master branch.

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by JustOff » 2017-11-17, 10:31

adesh wrote:I confirm that the issue is fixed on master branch.
I suggest you next time not to hesitate to open issues on GitHub, especially when you have already completely determined the cause of the problem :thumbup:
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by adesh » 2017-11-17, 10:43

Thank you! I'll make proper use of GitHub next time.

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by trava90 » 2017-11-18, 04:25

I'll push out a new unstable build within the next few days as well.

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by gracious1 » 2017-11-18, 04:56

nostril wrote: - Copy throbber-loading-ubuntu.png into your pale moon chrome folder.
- In the chrome folder edit userChrome.css and add/insert the following lines:
Would this be /usr/lib/palemoon/browser/chrome ?
There is no userChrome.css there in my case. Am I looking in the right place?
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by gracious1 » 2017-11-23, 02:04

trava90 wrote:I'll push out a new unstable build within the next few days as well.
Any word on a new unstable x64_86 build that fixes this blinking issue?

And what is the path to the chrome folder in question to do the manual workaround? Is it usr/lib/palemoon/browser/chrome ?
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by trava90 » 2017-11-23, 03:28

gracious1 wrote:Any word on a new unstable x64_86 build that fixes this blinking issue?
Sorry, have been traveling the past couple days for a friend's wedding. I will have a new unstable build up either later tonight or tomorrow morning.

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by doffen » 2017-11-23, 06:16

gracious1 wrote:Would this be /usr/lib/palemoon/browser/chrome ?
There is no userChrome.css there in my case. Am I looking in the right place?
I have searched for the same file to make some modifications, but there is definitely no file by that name in Pale Moon!
I am very interested in reading the answer you hopefully will get, gracious1.

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by biopsin » 2017-11-23, 15:20

just create one in ../home/youruser/.moonchild productions/pale moon/yourprofile.local/chrome

paste what nostril postet earlier
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by doffen » 2017-11-24, 00:26

Thank you, biopsin, that was useful info! :thumbup:

I am running a live Puppylinux, as usual as root, and in the .moonchild productions/palemoon/profiles.ini, the user is Name=default.
What should I use to make the userChrome.css file, for example defaultprofile.local/Chrome/userChrome.css, or what? I am moving in unknown territory here!
I have seen from previous atempt to find a userChrome.css file, that they always should begin with the lines:

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@namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul);
@-moz-document url(chrome://browser/content/browser.xul);
Is that a pure Firefox thing, or should that be applied here also?

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by gracious1 » 2017-11-24, 10:21

biopsin wrote:just create one in ../home/youruser/.moonchild productions/pale moon/yourprofile.local/chrome
Okay, you've lost me again. :shock:
No chrome folder exists inside any of my profile directories.
None of my profiles end in .local .
There is a .local folder in each profile directory.
So I am not sure what you are saying here.

Is the path, for example,

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/home/my_name/.moonchild productions/pale moon/72f6qfy3.test_profile/.local/chrome
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/home/my_name/.moonchild productions/pale moon/72f6qfy3.test_profile/chrome
or is it something else?

ADDENDUM:
OK, I found out some of what I need to know here: http://kb.mozillazine.org/UserChrome.css
The path is:
/home/my_name/.moonchild productions/pale moon/72f6qfy3.test_profile/chrome
Create the chrome directory if it isn't there. Create file userChrome.css .
doffen wrote:{some stuff}
The highlighted string in the example above, by the way, is found in the profiles.ini, in the entry that starts with Path=, not Name= .

I also think that the first line should be:

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@namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul);
Anyone who knows for sure about the first line, please post & say whether that is so. Thanks.
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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by Pale Moon Nili » 2017-11-29, 14:19

Hi! I just want to confirm that tab loading issue is fixed on my recent copy "Version: 27.6.2 (32-bit)". Thank you very much PM team!

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by qwetrydavid » 2017-11-30, 17:03

With 27.6.2 the blinking icon is gone. Yes! It was really slow and annoying for a while, but pages are now loading and responding super fast, as they used to. Thanks for getting that fixed up!

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Re: Tab loading icon blinking on Pale Moon 27.6

Unread post by gracious1 » 2017-12-01, 02:39

Well, I am glad that the blinking has been fixed, because I could never get the workaround described in this thread to work. Still would like the one who posted it in the first place to say more about it and be specific.

Thanks to Moonchild and the rest of the Pale Moon team for taking care of it!
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