On Sunday 28 March 2004 06:57 pm, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> John Culleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > KGamma for some reason was not included on my LInux
> > Slackware 9.1 system so I downloaded the Kgraphics 3.2
> > package and am compiling it as I write this.
> Any text editor to edit your XF86Config would have been
> sufficient. But then, it's questionable if a general
> Gamma adjustment on the X server level is such a good
> idea at all. However if you are seeking for a monitor to
> do gamma correction, then setting the gamma adjustment on
> the X server is probably exactly what you want to do.
> Sven
I learn something new every day! I have been diddling with 
XF86Config for years now, and I never used the optional 
Gamma parameter.  On my particular monitor, with both 
brightness and contrast cranked up all the way, and using 
the gamma test file gamma.tif, the gray rectangle matches 
at about the top of the scale with the monitor at minimum 
zoom.  Top of the scale is 3.0. So is this the setting I 
should use for Gamma in XF86Config? Or, given these 
results,  is my monitor to far gone and do I need a new 
John Culleton
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