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My laptop, a Thinkpad T430 with Intel HD4000 graphics, shows pretty desaturated colors by default. On Windows I can just increase saturation using the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel to get extremely lively colors. Is there any tweak/application that I can use to get similar results in Ubuntu?

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If you're experiencing problems on an external monitor over HDMI, try this: – namuol Jun 23 '15 at 21:59

There is gnome-color-manager (Ubuntu Repository): from a console (xterm is fine) do sudo apt-get install gnome-color-manager. It should also run with other window managers but is a bit heavy.
Let me know if you solve, good evening.

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Gnome Color Manager only allows me to install color profiles, and I don't have a calibrating device to create custom ones. Still the color profiles for the T430 that I have found on the web only give my screen a warm or cold tint, without affecting saturation. – Knef Ekbom Nov 2 '13 at 22:22

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