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When you open up Google Chrome in MS Windows the white background is a brilliant white, but in Ubuntu its a dull white color. Why is this and is it normal? Is there a way to adjust the change this to have the same if not similar defined characteristics as Windows?

Chrome Under Ubuntu

Chrome Under Windows

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I just installed Chrome, and the background is brilliant white. Can you maybe include an image? – Mitch May 31 '12 at 14:02
How do I do that :) – Chris May 31 '12 at 14:10
Upload it some where and give me the link, and I will include it for you. – Mitch May 31 '12 at 14:14
This is the windows screen shot: – Chris May 31 '12 at 14:39
This is the Ubuntu Screenshot: – Chris May 31 '12 at 14:45
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To be honest, the white in both your screenshots look the same to me. This leads me to think that it's a color calibration difference between Ubuntu and Windows.

Look here for instructions on how to calibrate your screen, also how to change the gamma settings, which may be enough for what you want:

How to calibrate the monitor on an Ubuntu system?

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