Questions tagged [gnome-color-manager]

GNOME Color Manager is a session framework for the GNOME desktop environment that makes it easy to manage easy to manage, install and generate color profiles.

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Command line: changing white balance & contracts of screen

I have I got modded Lenovo x230 with FHD screen via dock connection with board. One of the thing is, that colors are little off. Before reinstalling my OS, I had command line (I forgotten) which I use ...
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Scanner calibration on Ubuntu 21.10

I've followed the instructions here, but when I click Calibrate... nothing happens. Any thoughts on what I am doing wrong? Ubuntu 21.10 Canon LiDE 400 scanner
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Why does the wallpaper color intensity change in 20.04?

I'm using ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Whenever I set a picture as my wallpaper, the color intensity changes for some reason and I can't figure out why. How do I get rid of this problem?
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Color and font not accurate on second screen (sony tv 24")

When i connect second monitor ( sony tv 24" ) via hdmi cable, Color on second screen are not accurate and font looks blurry/fuzzy. Calibrate option for display is greyed out by default. try changing ...
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How to install GNOME Control Center?

In Ubuntu I installed 'GNOME Color Manager'. According to Ubuntu this software is supposed to be used with 'GNOME Control Center'. But I can't find 'GNOME Control Center' anywhere. Has it ceased to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Change color of window title bar

Is it possible to make the color of the title bar of the active window different from the rest? Right now it's black for all windows in my default set-up. I am unable to determine if I can start ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 tigervnc: Authentication is required to create a color profile

Trying to connect to tigervnc server running on Ubuntu 18.04 (using TigerVNC viewer windows client). After the initial authentication, I get an additional authentication prompt that reads "...
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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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Changing text color in-line?

Short question: Using bash, is it possible to print a sentence such that each individual word has a different color? I.e; print a word in-line, change the text color, repeat?
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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 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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Change screen settings? (Confusing gnome color management settings on Ubuntu 14.04)

My screen on my Sony Vaio svt141190x is displaying very washed out colours and I meant to adjust them. I have been told I could do this via the gnome color manager that I can access via the settings ...
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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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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 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 use a particular gnome-terminal profile like (base-16-default-dark) every time I start a new terminal?

I would like to use Base-16-default-dark base16 color scheme profile for my newly start terminals. Right now every time i open a new terminal it get loaded with default color scheme and i have to ...
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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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calibrate screen, gnome color manager (calibrate button disabled)

I recently noticed that the white on my ubuntu is not exactly white, its redish. Now since I found about it, it is bugging me. How can I calibrate my screen so that white on my ubuntu is same as white ...
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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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gcm-calibrate without hardware sensor

My monitor won't allow me to set the contrast when using DVI. And ubuntu/gnome won't allow me to set it via software without some fancy color calibration sensor. on system settings > color the "...
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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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