Microsoft Edge for Linux fails to apply "Dark" Overall appearance setting on startup

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I use Microsoft Edge for Linux, Version 115.0.1901.188 (Official build) (64-bit). My operating system release is Xubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster), and my desktop is Xfce 4.18.


I am on this Web page: edge://settings/appearance. I have selected the "Dark" overall appearance.


Every time I launch Microsoft Edge for Linux, it activates the "Light" overall appearance, but the settings page still displays "Dark". To fix it, I must change the overall appearance to "Light", and then back to "Dark." I must do this every time I launch Edge.


This screenshot clearly demonstrates the bug. The "Dark" overall appearance is selected, but the "Light" overall appearance is active.

Dark overall appearance not applied.png

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Same issue with me, also using Xubuntu but version 22.04 LTS (jammy). Been trying a lot of fixes around the web but no luck.. GTK theme also doesn't detect im using all dark mode, it only changes the browsers navigation bar..