[Digikam-users] OT: printer setup

Caulier Gilles caulier.gilles at kdemail.net
Tue Jan 2 20:26:22 GMT 2007

Le Vendredi 29 Décembre 2006 23:05, Heiner Lamprecht a écrit :
> Hi everybody,
> I'm fighting with my printer setup.  I have an Epson Stylus Photo
> 2100, and it does a very good job, as long as I print via Windows
> (currently in a VMware-box).  But -- for obvious reasons -- I would
> like to print directly from Linux.
> But, regardless what I do, the result is absolutely disgusting.  The
> contrast is way too high and the colors are very very greenish.  I
> tried gimprint, gutenprint, turboprint.  But the results are more
> or less the same.
> I tried e.g. to print the following file:
> http://www.heiner-lamprecht.net/fileadmin/photos/print.png
> But the best result possible is this:
> http://www.heiner-lamprecht.net/fileadmin/photos/print_result.png
> As you see, it's nothing to show to proud grandparents ;-(
> I know, it's not really digikam-related, but maybe someone has some
> ideas of what's going wrong here.
> Thanks,

If you have an ICC color profile for your printer, color correction is a job 
for Color Management used in digiKam.

Just set the right icc color profile for your printer in digiKam setup and try 


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