[argyllcms] Re: eye of gnome color management

On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 19:38 +0100, Lars Tore Gustavsen wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 6:46 PM, Leonard Evens
> <len@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 11:02 -0600, Leonard Evens wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> PS  What is the simplest way to clear the Xatom _ICC_PROFILE?
> >
> > Never mind.  I figured it out
> >
> > xprop -root -remove _ICC_PROFILE
> >
> >>
> >
> >
> It is also deleted by logout.
> 
> Now you have to ensure that your profile are loaded  for each login.
> The BRG profile is nice for that job to. It's not mine BTW.
> I guess you already have a script that load your profile, but I repeat
> just in case. Create a file with this content.
> --------------------------
> #!/bin/bash
> 
> ## Just to check that script is executed
> date > ~/Desktop/works.txt
> gnome-screensaver-command –exit
> 
> 
> ##you may have to uncomment next line
> #export ARGYLL_IGNORE_XRANDR1_2=yes
> 
> dispwin -I /fullpath/BRG.icc
> gnome-screensaver
> 
> 
> 
> Place the file somewhere and give it execute permission.
> chmod +x scriptname
> Then go to system menu, then Prefrences, and sessions.
> Add a new launcher and point it to the above script.
> 
> Then it's time to logout. When you are logged in again check the
> desktop for a file called works.txt and if so open the test1.jpg image
> from another e-mail with eog. If the color are screwed up everything
> works. If not edit the script until you have success. After success
> insert your own profile instead of the BRG.icc.
> 
> God luck

Thanks for the suggestion.  I am willing to put up with the annoyance of
having to run dispwin -L evert time I come back from the screensaver.  I
put a launcher on my taksbar to do that.   Is there any other reason
except for that to follow your suggestion?

-- 
Leonard Evens <len@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mathematics Department, Northwestern University


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