Adjusting Monitor Gamma

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Gamma

Gamma plays a vital role in the way images are displayed on your computer screen. If not set correctly, images can appear too bright, too dark, or bleached out.


MEPIS 7, 8, 8.5

In order to be able to change the gamma settings in MEPIS 7, 8, and 8.5 you need to install kgamma using the usual methods. Reboot, and Monitor Gamma will be present in Start Menu > Control Center > Peripherals > Display.

ATI cards

  • Gamma adjustments for ATi cards 9500 series to x1x00 series (Catalyst 8.39 driver)
Gamma controls are found in the new Catalyst Control Center. These controls have been tested on an x1900 AIW and an x1950 Pro.
  • Gamma adjustments for ATi cards 8500 series to 9200 series (Catalyst 8.28 driver)
These cards can be adjusted using kgamma
  • Gamma adjustments for ATi cards 7500 series to 8500 series (Radeon X.org Driver)
These cards can be adjusted using kgamma

Nvidia cards

  • Gamma adjustments for Nvidia cards Geforce FX - Geforce 8xxx (100.xx driver set)
  • Gamma adjustments for Nvidia cards Geforce 2mx - Geforce 4 (.96 driver set)
These cards can be adjusted using kgamma
  • Gamma adjustments for Nvidia cards Riva TNT-Geforce 2 series (.71 driver set)
These cards can be adjusted using kgamma

MEPIS 6.5

Should you wish to adjust the gamma in MEPIS, you first open Start Menu > System > System Configuration > Peripherals > Display, then click on the Monitor Gamma tab, Here you can adjust red, green and blue individually, or by moving the gamma button you can adjust all 3 at once.
When happy with your adjustments, click apply, To save settings to xf86config after clicking apply, check box "Save settings to xf86Config."
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