[colord] colord doesn't detect my display
Christopher James Halse Rogers
christopher.halse.rogers at canonical.com
Mon Oct 3 14:36:47 PDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-10-03 at 14:02 -0400, Erick Pérez wrote:
> I'm pretty new to anything related with this kind of stuff, anyway
> I want to calibrate my laptop display, but colormgr doesn't see the device.
> I'm using nvidia propietary drivers version: 280.13, and using archlinux.
> I tried nouveau, you know cause nvidia is evil with OpenSource stuff,
> but with nouveau, colormgr it did detect the display, but the
> calibrate option, was disable in the control center.
> Can someone explain me this ?
The nvidia binary driver doesn't support the XRandR 1.2 extension which
colord (or, rather, gnome-color-manager) uses, so it won't work.
I believe that the ‘calibrate’ option requires that a supported
calibration device be attached; at the moment, just the Pantone Huey is
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