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


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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