Questions related to colour management of the machines display, etc.

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Display Contrast Ubuntu 14.0.4 x32 on Elitebook2560p

I downloaded icc-profiles and icc-profiles-free from apt-get and this gave me a few more options inside Gnome-Color-Manager / but I still have no option to Calibrate (button is disabled) and all of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Color Variable Troubles

I have tried all the links from the first 2 pages of google searches regarding editting the LS_COLORS variable, but I can't get it to work as expected. I want all my source code files to show up as ...
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Compiz plugins / filter - ordering

Using Ubuntu 14.04. In Compiz, I have enabled Negative and OBS plugins (color filters). What I want is, filter A should be applied after filter B (I want to be able to control the order). How can I ...
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How to make font black and background white on dash window

Ubuntu 14.04.1 Theme Radiance Opacity 0 Background solid color white I want simple black text on white background like in normal books. Dash window: for selecting programs program label font color ...
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14.04: gnome-color-manager - fails to connecto 'instrument'

When using: System Settings > Color > (select display) > Calibrate ... to attempt to do calibration on a display I consistently get: gnome-color-manager new_disprd() failed with ...
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Is there a way to make cmyk thumbnail, images, look good in ubuntu

Is there a way to make cmyk thumbnails, images, look good in Ubuntu. Some appliactions like Krita and scribus show correct color on screen. I know they support cmyk profiles. But I wanted to know ...
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Display calibration in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm experiencing problems with my display. My monitor displays weird whites. In windows I can use Calibrate Display Color wizard and set the color balance of rgb to extreme low to fix it but cant ...
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Changing desktop item text colours on 14.04

I found questions like this on forum, but i need to change only text colour of the items on desktop folder. My wallpaper obstructs the black coloured item names. But i don't want to change the item ...
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How to get accurate colors and contrast in Ubuntu?

I just bought a couple of Dell U2414H monitors, but I don't think this has anything to do with the monitors. In windows the black levels are perfect, but in Ubuntu the black levels are way off. ...
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Cannot calibrate my monitor & laptop

I want to calibrate my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) and monitor because they have slightly different colors, but the calibrate button is grayed out. Why is that? How can I fix it?
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Is there any color managed video player for linux?

I have a wide gamut display, but any video out there is intended for playback on Rec. 709 or sRGB device, so is there any color managed player to handle this? I don't care if it supports system-wide ...
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Adjust color temperature using GUI [duplicate]

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, using a external monitor I can adjust the color temp of the external monitor using its physical buttons in the monitor. The question is, is there a way to adjust ...
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color adjusting in VLC

Does the VLC media player 2.0.8 have a control for separate adjusting R, G, B of its window? I have not found any; does a plugin exist for the purpose? Thanks!
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screen is displaying wrong colors after dual booting 14.04

I have a Dell inspiron 17r which has an Intel hd graphics 4400 GPU dual booted with Ubuntu and Windows 8. When I first tried Ubuntu without installing my screen was green instead of the usually ...
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How to reduce the saturation of of laptop monitor in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop display as its very high and hurts my eyes. I own a Dell XPS 15z. Also, I would be very grateful if anybody can help me to show how all the color ...
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How can I calibrate colors?

In System Settings -> Colors there is color panel but "calibrate" button is grey and I am unable to calibrate it by myself.
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Edit color profile (.icc) to change gamma

As a lot of other users here on Ask Ubuntu, I need to use xrandr to correct the gamma settings on one of my external monitors. Settings applied this way aren't permanent and they can reset basically ...
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Can I run gcm-calibrate on Xubuntu without installing all of Gnome?

I've got the ColorHug and it's got this nice LiveCD that runs Gnome and runs through a user-friendly monitor calibration program. Can I do this from Xubuntu, without booting into the LiveCD?
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Calibrate Printer Color by Hand

How does one calibrate the color of a printer by hand or by eye. More specifically, the printer just has to match the monitor, it doesn't matter if they are both perfect. Is there a way that you can ...
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How do I calibrate colors without extra hardware, like dccw.exe on Windows?

Colors on my monitor are too yellow. On Windows 7, there is the color calibration tool accessible from the Control Panel, or as dccw.exe. I'd like to calibrate color without extra spectrometers ...
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external monitor has very washed out colors, blacks look almost gray

I have a macbookpro (late 2013 retina model - 11,1) running xubuntu 13.10. I have the main laptop monitor and two Asus VS238H monitors. One connected by DVI and another by HDMI. Currently, one ...
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Gnome Color Manager, To/From sRGB Tabs

When I open gnome-color-manager, select a profile, and hit "View Details", there are two tabs labeled "From sRGB" and "To sRGB". I'm not sure exactly what these are, but I assume that you want them ...
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How can I turn my screen mode to grayscale? [duplicate]

I would like to temporarily turn my screen gray, to estimate how certain images would appear if printed with a black-and-white printer. I think xcalib could do it but I don't know how. Does anyone ...
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darktable can't startup

During darktable startup from console I get: nnnn@nn:~$ darktable darktable: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcolordprivate.so.1: undefined symbol: cmsGetHeaderCreator I tried to ...
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Color calibration on Asus F3J, don't have “shared-color-targets”

How to calibrate web camera from my Asus F3J? I try to calibrate but I'm getting a error that says I don't have "shared-color-targets". Please help me because my integrated web camera is up-side-down ...
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How can I improve color saturation in Ubuntu?

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 ...
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Does ubuntu come with little CMS color management system

Does Ubuntu come with the little CMS libraries or do i have to install them myself. I am looking for a Linux that does.
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cant access color calibration on Ubuntu

I want to calibrate my color profile on Ubuntu, but the calibration button is faded out and will not allow calibration. I have an Intel Graphics Macbook Pro mid 2013 13 inch. I tried to install ...
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How to use GNOME Color Manager in Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to correct colours displayed by my monitor. From the 'Ubuntu Software Center' I have installed the 'GNOME Color Manager', but I cannot use it for making my own colour profile: I have not found ...
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accidentally applied color profile

I accidentally applied a color profile to my display in the color application in system settings. I was wondering if any one knew how to revert this, as there is no revert option in the window. I am ...
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How to set screen contrast using Ubuntu 12.04 on Macbook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It works fine with all the required packages. The only thing I see which is weird is colors are way too light. I think this is contrast ratio which I ...
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How do I set the prompt to use two colors?

However, one thing I liked about Mint was that the terminal would usually show two colors: everything from the left to the $ would be one color (green, I think), and every then past the $ would be ...
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What are the proper Gimp settings for a color calibrated display?

I've been doing photo management for years and thought I had this all worked out, but something changed recently such that I question whether I actually know what color management settings I should be ...
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How to change GTK3 color scheme on Ubuntu 13.04

I am making the transition from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04. I have run Ubuntu twice on my laptop before, and switched back to Windows 7. Mostly because the orange and gray colors of Ubuntu is just ...
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color calibration and 3d acceleration

I am a photographer and I am looking at moving to Ubuntu in the near future. I also enjoy playing games. I am planning on building a new computer specifically for Ubuntu. I've been doing some testing ...
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Can a 10-bit monitor connection preserve all tones in 8-bit sRGB gradients on a wide-gamut monitor?

This question is about color management and the use of a higher color depth, 10 bits per channel (30 bits in total, resulting in 1.07 billion colors, or 1024 shades of gray, sometimes referred to as ...
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Is there a GUI application for adjusting monitor color?

I have an Asus laptop with an i5 processor, and an nVidia 610m graphics card, and an external monitor that is slightly pink. It was easy to fix this with the Windows control panel. Seeing that Ubuntu ...
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Colour Calibration Hardware Compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a Thinkpad W520 and it has a Pantone colour calibrator.I looked it up here and in Google Search but as it seems the gnome colour manager can't use it as calibrating device at all(maybe there is ...
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Which ICC Profile should I use for my notebook screen (Toshiba Tecra)?

I have a dual monitor setup on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: the primary screen of my notebook Toshiba Tecra R850-11D my external monitor Samsung SyncMaster P2470HD The external monitor has a much better ...
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Gtk-redshift can't get location using geoclue [closed]

I have always used gtk-redshift to adjust the color temperature of my laptop, but since I've upgraded it to Ubuntu 12.10, redshift doesn't work anymore. When I start it I get this error: Started ...
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White text on white background in selections after fresh install in vm

I freshly installed Kubuntu 12.04 in my Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7. Everything works fine except, that if I select any text in many applications (for example Bluefish-Editor) the background is ...
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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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Color calibration not working in 10.04.4 with GNOME Color Manager

Calibrating my monitors, or loading a different icc profile, does not affect the color representation on my monitor. System setup: PC: MD8822 dual core. OS: ...
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Where does Gnome Color Manager store the ICM or ICC files?

I am trying to create a professional photography workflow in Ubuntu. I've calibrated my monitor with a Spyder 3 (works out of the box in 12.04). But I need to know the file path to the monitor ...
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colord problem & my monitor resolution 640*480 with no other options!

I installed NVidia current driver from ubuntu software center then i started to see that my monitor resolution is not fixed!! so that every time i log in to my machine i have to change the resolution. ...
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Turning Ubuntu 12.04 entirely Grey/B&W/Monoscale

Does anyone know a way to change the color settings of the entire display to grey (or saturation to zero)? I have compiz Settings Manager installed if that helps but don't know how to do it there.
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Display not shown in Gnome Color!

I want to change the color profile for my display in Gnome Color but my display isn't in the list. How do I add my monitor, an Asus ML238, to Gnome Color? When I look at Display settings it says ...
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Is there a way to apply a color profile system-wide?

I've calibrated two displays and like to apply those color profiles system-wide. This should also include the lightdm user, as the switch to my user's color profile happens while logging into the ...
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Setting a greyscale (or monochrome) color scheme

I would like to see everything on my computer screen in grayscale (like say the kindle screen). How do I do this?
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What video card should I use with Ubuntu for a 27 inch monitor (color managed)?

I want to buy a 27 inch monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440. I will use it for photography, so color management is very important. My current NVidia driver doesn't allow color management in Unity ...