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Under Natty I had a lovely .icc calibration file for my laptop's screen. It's awful without it.

Under Oneiric, when I go to 'Color' in the settings manager only my webcam is listed in the devices that can be colour managed. So I can't install my .icc profile.

I've installed all the gcm/argyl stuff but that hasn't got me anywhere either.

How can I (re)install my colour profile?

(I now consider this a bug. Report filed on launchpad, please mark it as affecting you if it does)

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Work around: Running dispwin my-calibration-file.icc works to apply the icc file. – artfulrobot Oct 31 '11 at 18:57
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Until this bug is fixed, you can load your colour profile manually with

dispwin your_colour_profile.icc

(so you can put that in a script in your your autostart folder)

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Thanks, my display color profile disappeared after upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04, and this command still works. Still haven't discovered how to create a new device in Settings -> Color. The official directions are very vague -- – doublerebel Nov 23 '15 at 16:41

I am having a similar issue in Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (Gnome 3.18).
NOTE: I already had an .icc file for my display.

I was able to manually apply it to my unlisted display with the following command:

# dispwin -d 2 ./Dell_3007WFP-5000.icm

-d 2 specified the 2nd display (1st was my laptop built-in display)

Hope this helps somebody!

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Go to System Settings > Color

Select your monitor

click add profile

use the drop down list to select other

navigate to a compatible .icc profile and then click import

then click add

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I think he said he cannot select his monitor because it doesn't show up there. :) – htorque Oct 19 '11 at 12:29
yes he did ;-) but thanks anyway. – artfulrobot Oct 19 '11 at 13:06
my apologies for not reading that completely. I do not know how to add devices. – cprofitt Oct 20 '11 at 19:05
I've been looking at the issue too, and it seems like gnome colour manager is no longer allowing nvidia driven displays to be corrected. – Martin Owens -doctormo- Oct 22 '11 at 1:21
I'm using ATI/AMD... – artfulrobot Oct 25 '11 at 12:29

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