[ubuntu-studio-users] [solved] Krita view and/or export issue - Was: Migration from Gimp to Krita

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon May 27 12:35:47 UTC 2019

On Mon, 2019-05-27 at 13:26 +0200, Tommy Hjalmarsson wrote:
> Krita has App image and Flatpack also.
> https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/

Thank you,

even if an alternate install would solve the issue, it wouldn't be a
solution for me. Good maintained software should always work on common
environments, on major distros as expected. I'm on a Linux multi-boot
machine and expect working software what ever distro and version I use,
otherwise I could stay with Gimp.

By trial-and-error I found out that

  [ ] (unchecked) Use system monitor profile
  Screen 1: Rec2020-elle-V2-srgbtrc.icc
  Rendering intent: Perceptual

comes close to the exported wallpaper JPEG. Until now it provides the
best result. The remaining difference shouldn't, but could be related
to the export. I've done a countercheck viewing the same image with
Krita and Mirage, at 100% size, see https://i.imgur.com/NNxDZmf.png,
Krita's view seems to be ok now. The remaining difference of the
exported JPEG (not shown by this screenshot) might be "normal",even
while JPEGs exported with high quality settings not necessarily divert
from the original colours that noticeable.

I consider it as solved, since the main issue was the completely biased
view of Krita, not a less obtrusive issue that might be related to the


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