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Re: KDE gamma setting

__/ [ 46kmz5j02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ] on Monday 02 October 2006 20:21 \__

> On 2006-10-02, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> __/ [ 46kmz5j02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ] on Monday 18 September 2006 20:32 \__
>>> If I change the gamma setting for my monitor using the display
>>> control in the KDE control center, the setting only works while
>>> that control screen is open.  If I close it, the gamma goes back
>>> to 1.0. The box to load setting at KDE startup is checked.
>>> I tried adding a gamma setting to /etc/X11/xorg.conf, and I can
>>> see that the new setting is in effect during KDE startup, but it
>>> switches back to 1.0 shortly after the desktop appears.
>>> I am using kde 3.5.4, on a Debian etch install.
>> It seems like something might be failing and then falls back to some
>> default options (config file). Have you taken a look at the Xorg log
>> file/s? This might tell you the whole story.
> I figured out the problem.  I had to un-check the "Save settings
> to XF86Config" box on the gamma setting screen.  I think it may
> have to do with my running X as a user, and not as root.
> Thanks for your attention to this matter.
Glad you got it sorted out!


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