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Questions tagged [color-management]

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

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Eye of Gnome - color washed out

I'm having problems with Eye of Gnome, the image viewer. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Unfortunately, the colors seems washed out, the images seem to lack contrast. This problem only happens with Eye of ...
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Tired eyes when using Philips 193v monitor

I decided to get used to Linux systems, but for some reason they make my eyes get tired (unlike Windows). My monitor (Philips 193v) The graphics card from the company Axel3D - Nvidia GeForce GTS450 ...
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How to turn on Redshift, without Redshift trying to determine if it should be turned on?

I'm having trouble getting Redshift to dim my screen when i want it to. One problem is that it sometimes complains that it cannot fetch my location due to a geoclue2 error, so it doesn't turn on as a ...
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How to print a color calibration sheet with no ICC profile enabled?

I want to color calibrate my HP printer. But to do that, I need to print out a color calibration sheet without any ICC profile enabled and later I need to import and enable a newly created ICC profile....
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Weird browser colors in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been running 18.04 for about 3 months and I started to see weird colors in the browser. Note the green/yellow/blue edge on the react symbols here Can anyone point out a reason for why this is ...
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Create monitor color profile fails (18.04 + Spyder2)

I'm using 18.04, and I decided to try out the color profiling stuff, hoping to finally quit having a windows box for the sole purpose of photography stuff. I have a Spyder 2 (which works fine on ...
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can't select a color profile to be applied to my laptop screen

My laptop has a Full HD display but the default hue, contrast, saturation etc. settings on it are so bad that I needed to adjust them in Windows 10 to be much more pleasant. So I used tools like ...
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JPGICC: What does the option described as “Precalculates transform” do?

The man page of jpgicc says -c NUM Precalculates transform (0=Off, 1=Normal, 2=Hi-res, 3=LoRes) [defaults to 1]. I was not able to find more information about that option. To me it seems 1 is a trade-...
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How to calibrate screen colour in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

The color on the screen of my Dell XPS 15 is rather blue-ish. The D55 (5500K) profile is too yellow and D60 is too cold. Ideally I'd like a profile configured at 5700k, or somewhere in that zone. ...
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Color Management 2 monitors on Ubuntu Studio 16.04 with Spyder5 express

I am using Ubuntustudio 16.04 with 2 Dell ultrasharp monitors (same model) with Spyder5 express. Xubuntu which it is base upon doesn't have colour management for one thing. Where I am really lost is ...
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Apply Icc color profile in xubuntu

How to apply icc color profile in xubuntu 18.04 ? I am trying to use xcalib but only thing i am getting is "Error - unsupported ramp size 0".
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Wrong black color on YouTube videos

I have some troubles with black color on YouTube videos. See the screenshots below: on left - screenshot from my android phone, and there are true black color on right - screenshot from my ubuntu ...
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spyder 3 color calibration with 17.10

With Ubuntu 17.10 (artful aardvark): when trying to calibrate my monitor with my datacolor spyder 3 calibration tool using the settings - devices - color manager, after I am told to hang the ...
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Uninstalling and then reinstalling nvidia-384, kills colord

I think I've encountered a bug with the nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 17.10. When I remove nvidia-384 using sudo apt remove nvidia*, colord seems to stop being able to detect my monitor. I reinstalled ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 doesn't recognize color profiles

After installing 17.10 I got a warning that my custom color profile could not be loaded. I tried installing the color profile again using DisplayCAL but that didn't seem to have an effect. My custom ...
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Balance color between two monitors [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.10 with two monitors, (built-in and external). In the attached screenshot link, the top window (7 tabs) was rendered on the built-in, I consider bad. The window beneath (...
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Suitable color space preset for reducing eye strain in Ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to change my color profile permanently to something that reduces blue light as much as possible to reduce eye strain, but I don't know what each of the preset color profiles in the Color ...
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Changing the terminal font colors while running linux(ubuntu) in Windows PowerShell?

I'm running ubuntu through the Windows PowerShell. The path is in a blue color which is very difficult to read. How can the colors of the fonts, backgrounds, foregrounds be changed?
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HDMI colour issue with Ubuntu - where to start?

I have two PCs using exactly the same hardware. They come with windows preinstalled by the supplier. I've removed windows and installed Ubuntu on one of the devices, and am experiencing two problems: ...
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Red/green inverted images - green tint

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS alongside Windows 10 and have recently discovered that in certain images red and green are inverted - red appears green and vice versa as shown here: This error doesn't ...
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display color issue on MSI dominator laptop display

hi all i have this weird coloring on my MSI dominator laptop as shown below : any idea of what causes this?? which is only seen in ubuntu not windows 10 Nvidia GTX1060 with 381.22 driver.
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Why can I not activate ICC color profiles?

The color profiles in the list (Settings>color) look the same and seem not to get activated. Even the default 'Swapped Red and Green' looks the same, as well as the test profile I created in Windows ...
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Saturation slider in linux?

I can't find a saturation slider like in windows, where you go to your Intel control panel, and there's like color settings and you can just change it, but in Linux, I can't seem to find anything like ...
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Does Ubuntu has a MacOS like monitor color calibration app?

I do not have monitor color calibration hardware and I like to use monitor calibration app that is similar MacOS on Ubuntu, is there one?
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Permanently change system color temperature [duplicate]

I want to change my system screen color settings to red color temperature of 3000k. I am using ubuntu 16.04LTS, I have also tried with Flux and redshift, It doesn't help me. Flux - doesn't have ...
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How to calibrate my screen on Ubuntu 16.04?

None of the available color profiles for my monitor (Samsung SMB1630N) work properly and I cannot find any option to calibrate it myself. I searched for an updated version of GNOME Color Manager but ...
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Installing separate+ plug-in to GIMP 2.8, help me resolve an error.

I want to use the separate+ plug-in for GIMP, running GIMP2.8.16 on xUbuntu_16.04. I downloaded the zip-file from sourceforge here. (I chose version 0.5.8, the lower one). The readme that comes with ...
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what's the default color scheme of pantheon terminal? [closed]

The Color Scheme in elementary is super but I didn't know the name of it. I want to integrate it on all my software to have a nice and clean experience :)
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How to calibrate colors without a colorimeter?

Although this question has already been asked a few times before (without hardware, nvidia-settings), either the question was not answered clearly, or it relied upon a graphics card that is not ...
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build gimp separate-plus: undefined reference to symbol 'pow@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

How can I get the Makefile of separate+0.5.8 to build the respective gimp plugin? Problem description Following the usual make sudo make install steps for separate+-0.5.8 with lcms2 (uncommented ...
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Reset terminal 256 colour palette to default values

Let's say that something breaks the default 256 colour palette. As an example, pick on colour 108: printf "\033]4;108;rgb:ff/00/00\033\\" How do I undo this? I've searched all current "reset ...
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Photo print extremely dark and yellow. Profiling failed. What now?

I was given a Canon S9000 large-format photo printer which works perfectly in Windows 7. In Ubuntu 15.10, with the (default) Gutenprint v5.2.11-pre1 driver, prints come out extremely dark, and with a ...
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ICC color profile only loads after switching graphics mode?

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell XPS15 laptop. I've loaded an .icm profile, but it only works 50% percent of the time... I've also noticed now that switching it within the color ...
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Gnome Colour Manager & dispcalGUI calibration issues

I'm running 14.04 on a Sony Vaio VPCF13Z0E which has a NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 425M GPU card, and have both Gnome colour manager and dispcalGUI installed. I've a Colorhug which runs from the liveUSB but I ...
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Lack of colour calibration is hurting my eyes

So on Ubuntu, I can't find any easy way to calibrate the colours on my screen like I can in Windows with the Color Management tool. The colours in Ubuntu are too washed out. They're not warm enough ...
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Color config defaults to blue tint on startup?

Running Ubuntu 16.04. All images are "smurfed" (not just video)!?! First letter of Google is orange when I open any browser. Here's what I have tried so far: Reset color config (default), then ...
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How to make vim code folding colors more readable

I use code folding in vim, e.g. za, zc, zR, ZM But when the code is folded the resulting color - light blue on white is very hard to read for me with poor contrast I have tried changing my profile's ...
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What is Elementary OS' default Terminal colour scheme?

What is the Elementary OS’ default Terminal colour scheme? How can I have the same on Ubuntu?
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Changing the background color of the File-Manager

I have Ubuntu 14.04. The background color of the File-Manager. White is too tiring for my eyes. Is there any way I can change this to something dark, maybe gray or black?
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Image colors are wrong in 'eog'

When I open an image file in eog it displays the wrong color. Here is a screenshot of the problem: And here is a screenshot of the problem temporarily fixed: by using xprop -root -remove ...
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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 apps?...
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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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How can I rename a color profile and change the title stored in the ICC file?

I have a number of ICC color profile files for monitor calibration. They can be imported and work correctly on Ubuntu, but the titles they were created with are not helpful so I'd like to change them. ...
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How 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. My laptop screen ...
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How do I apply color profiles in Xfce?

In GNOME, you can use GNOME Color Manager. But how can I do this in Xfce?
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“colormgr get-devices” returns empty list

I've a fresh install of 15.04 on my laptop. I was trying to set up a color profile for my monitors using a Spider 4. When I open the color settings I get the message: No devices supporting color ...
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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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Screen has broken color set after a while - Ubuntu 14.04

After a while of no activity the screen locks, but when I log in the screen looks like this: :D I am sure it is something with the software, not the hardware as I have never experienced similar ...
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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 do I change color profile via terminal commands?

I frequently change color profiles from the color settings. I would like to set an alias for convenient switching between color profiles e.g. D50 to D55 and switch back. Does anyone know how to ...