On Thu, 2009-03-26 at 09:58 +1100, Graeme Gill wrote: > Leonard Evens wrote: > > Under Fedora 9 Linux, if I understand correctly, > > > > dispwin -I cal/profile > > > > (a) loads the designated calibration into the video LUT and sets the ICC > > atom in X to the appropriate profile. (b) It also copies the indicated > > file to > > ~/.local/share/color/icc/devices/display > > > > dispwin -L > > > > does (a). But my > > ~/.local/share/color/icc/devices/display > > directory contains copies of every profile I have used. > > Right. They'll stay there until you uninstall them using -U > > > How does dispwin -L know which one of them to use? > > Because it's recorded the association between the profile > and the display in the file ~/.config/color.jcnf Thanks for the information. I don't understand how to use dispwin -U I've tried all sorts of ways to specify the profile as an argument to the command, but I keep error messages. > > See <http://www.argyllcms.com/doc/ucmm.html> > > It's not likely anything other than Argyll uses this > convention though. Applications should really just be > looking for the appropriate atom: > <http://www.burtonini.com/computing/x-icc-profiles-spec-0.2.html> > that dispwin -L will create. > > > I ask this question because it seems clear that eye of gnome and gimp > > are showing different things although both supposedly use the > > calibration/profiling information, and I am trying to figure out why. I > > believe that eog should be using color management because I checked the > > source code. gimp and inkscape show exactly the same thing so I am > > confident they are doing what they should. > > Sorry, no idea. > > Graeme Gill.