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

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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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Spyder5 Monitor Calibration Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to get the Spyder5Express running under Ubuntu 14.04. Installed is dispcalGUI and the Argyll_V1.7.0 software. Unfortunately the device is neither detected in the GUI nor in the Terminal. I ...
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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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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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Adjust color settings

I am looking for a nice and simple way to adjust screen colours. Redshift seems to do it so it is certainly possible. Is there a utility which gives some Red, Green, Blue scroll bars to adjust screen ...
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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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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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color problem Epson XP215

I just installed Epson XP 215. Printing plain black text works,only the CMYK colours are not lined up correctly: there is a vertical shift... Can someone help me on fixing that problem? Thanks in ...
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What is a good Ubuntu application for adjusting the screen colour balance and contrast?

It seems that the screen of my Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop has a weird white glare. (try seeing how the pdf file on the Overleaf website looks like!) I installed "redshift" but that is just ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I enable different color for FORTRAN files (or for that matter any other extension files with different colors) when listing files?

I want to display different color for different kinds of files. For example, all script files are generally highlighted in green color in bash. Similarly, I want to have a different color for all ...
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Hot to increase display colors saturation?

I tried to follow the guide on this page: How to reduce the saturation of of laptop monitor in Ubuntu 14.04? but CompizConfig saturation settings do no effect. I'm on Ubuntu Studio. ...
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Color calibrate printer/ink/paper using the integrated scanner (without requiring a colorimeter/photometer device)

Ubuntu 15.04 has successfully recognized my All-In-One printer+scanner Canon PIXMA MG3550 as a Canon MG3500 series. Scanning and black-and-white printing are correct :-) But color printing does not ...
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Display color calibration error “unknown calibration display type selection”

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.04. Running Settings-Color-Calibrate Have "Eye-one display 2" sensor connected and working. Getting the message during step be step calibration configuration: ...
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Color settings keep popping up by themselves

Recently, my Ubuntu 14.04 installation is showing a very irritating behavior: every few minutes, the color settings window just pops up out of the blue. It says: "Each device needs an up to date ...
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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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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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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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Whiptail change background color dynamically from magenta?

How would one change the background color on the fly for Whiptail. For example red, green, or yellow, Blue seams to be a lack of color. I checked How to get rid of purple background color in newt ...
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MSI True Color like program for ubuntu?

Is there any program that can globally change the color mode (color profiles like game, office, video, etc..) like MSI True Color for ubuntu?
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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ASUS Splendid Utility for color management in linux

after install of windows on most asus laptop the screen looks bluish, so its be recommended to install asus utility "ASUS SPLENDID UTILITY" for reality look of colors on the desktop and then have to ...
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Color profile changes after boot

I tried searching for this problem, but couldn't find a match. When I log in to Ubuntu (14.04 64 bit), I can see the computer apply the color profile I created using colorhug. But then, a couple ...
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Replace screen colors

Is it possible to replace colors on my screen? I want to search for colors close to white (#FFFFFF) and replace it with something darker like a light grey. My current setup is Ubuntu 14.04, XFCE, ...