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Whenever I open a new tab, which is very often, there's a white flash. This is a blinding to my eyes since I often use my computer with dark backgrounds and in low brightness. Is there a way I can change this to a black flash?

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But the solutions don't work for opening new tabs.

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It's extremely unhealthy for your eyes to have a bright upclose setting infront of you and a dark setting all around you. Fix the root of the problem, and keep your work environment lit. – Sickest Feb 15 '14 at 19:38
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I don't have a bright screen in front of me. Most of the websites I browse aren't completely white, the programs I use aren't bright, I use low brightness on all of my devices, and I use f.lux. – this is a dead end Feb 15 '14 at 20:27
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I looked around for a solution, suggestions seems to vary but my guess is that this white background is hardcoded into chrome, it'll always appear before calling the theme or extention data. I guess we can't change this without finding a way to hack chrome source code and that's very bad. Dark themes and some other extensions will style the new tab dark but it'll always flash white for a sec. – Maher Fattouh Jan 29 at 21:08
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What about inverting all computer colors while using chrome? On Windows, you can start the screen magnifier and then press Ctrl-Alt-i to invert the colors. Look here. – ecube Feb 9 at 1:33

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/care-your-eyes/fidmpnedniahpnkeomejhnepmbdamlhl?hl=en This is an extension for google chrome. It allows you to change the background color of webpages at night. It even has an auto mode that will change at a certain time. Maybe this will help you.

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Oh lol I just realized how old this is – JCTechie Feb 10 at 1:15

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Solution provided here: http://jollo.org/LNT/public/chrome-white-flash.html

It's a hackish workaround but as you can see in the picture, it works.

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