sbeam wrote: > On Sunday 07 December 2008 11:28, Bob Meetin wrote: >> If I move the monitor over to that other, Windows PC, the colors are as >> they should be. What tool or application do I need to access, even >> download, to correct this? I don't see any screen setting under Display >> that control the number or array of colors. > > Sounds like the brightness/contrast/gamma is way off... > http://www.normankoren.com/makingfineprints1A.html > > This is more because of the different video cards in the two machines, not the > OS. Probably a good idea to calibrate the monitor anytime you move it anyway, > especially between machines - so make sure your black level and white level > is correct, and your color temp is right for your room. > http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/ > > But if you still want to tweak the linux box's settings, start here: > http://www.linux.com/articles/113936 > > <tip type="design"> > keep your LCD monitor reasonably well calibrated at all times > http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/ > </tip> > > enjoy, > Sam Solution on board! My son has a brand new ACER 22" monitor. We tested his monitor with my PC/OS - but no diff. So he pulled out a different monitor cable which he said was better and it worked. With a DVI vs VGA monitor cable #eeeeee came back to life. Solution = DVI monitor cable. -- Bob Meetin www.dottedi.biz 303-926-0167 Hook up with me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Plaxo Pulse and Bebo or catch my blog at www.dottedi.biz/blog.php Standards - you gotta love em - there are so many to choose from!