Am 03.11.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > Really is all that needed? I'd guess you need to have the window visible > during calibration only, which means it should be ok to manually switch > it to fullscreen (from titlebar menu) for that time only. As for the > brightness - is it ok to set it manually?
If you take a closer look at the W540's hand rest area you'll notice a small camera-like device. This is a built-in colorimeter. The Windows software coming with it is about the worst piece of "I have to ignore all kinds of security" trash I've ever seen. It is running as "local system" in order to control screen brightness and turn the screen on/interdict sleep while the lid is closed in order to run. I can't really imagine anyone really wanting to use it (considering the fact that the Windows software is carrying about 100MB into your system, parts of it having more privileges than Administrator – who needs that much stuff for calculationg a color profile using specialized hardware?). So yes, the software seems to need those rights (including modifying screen brightness during measurement, at least in the case of Lenovo). > Of course in practice calibration software may not like those > constrains... I would bet on it. Maybe Zrubi can bribe you with 5kg of assorted chocolate to try it yourself (some years ago this https://www.amazon.de/Toblerone-Jumbo-1er-Pack-4-5/dp/B004INT01A used to be quite good currency to convince developers). Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/c96dfcef-f6fa-2b1f-f466-1af92b8478fa%40noses.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.