[Scribus] color management

Damien Hull dhull
Sat Feb 10 22:35:31 CET 2007

jon wrote:
> Am 10.02.2007 um 01:21 schrieb Damien Hull:
>> I'm having trouble understanding and configuring color management.
>> Here's what I've got at the moment.
>>    1. Ubuntu Dapper
>>    2. Scribus
>>    3. LG Flatron L1720P
>>    4. Lexmark C534dn ( nice color laser )
>> Here's what I want to do.
>>    1. Create a icc profile for my monitor
>>          1. I ran lprof and created a profile
>>          2. I have know idea if it is working
>>    2. Create an icc profile for my printer
>>          1. I downloaded the Adobe icc files but they don't have my 
>> printer
> I don't think think there are icc profiles available for this printer. 
> But you might give lexmark.com a try.
> You might also search your installation CD(s) for appropriate files.
> But, anyway, it's unlikely that you will be truly satisfied with a 
> standardized (in this case eventually cheaply
> produced) profile (of cause this is [[ very ]] depending on your needs).
> you may also try: http://www.color.org/findprofile.html
> or go here: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/
> there is a openicc list.
> scribus (I don't remember how well .3.3.2 does here) uses inline color 
> management and simulation wich you can
> switch on and off. You can add profiles in setup or document setup. I 
> don't know if there is a system wide CM-Module
> for Linux (Ubuntu) and I don't know how or if scribus is affected by 
> this.
> Jon
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What good does it do to have color correction in Scribus if you can't 
configure it for your hardware?

I would like to print out fliers and other color documents for my 
business. Can I do this without color correction? I should point out 
that the Scribus documentation strongly recommends using color correction.

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