Actually I just solved the permission problem and it was stupid simple. Please feel free to laugh.
I opened my file browser as root, went to the DisplaCAL folder, and changed the permissions for owner and group. Now its working.
So I gave up on this completely as I just kept on running into dead ends.
Tried again on a new computer. Deleted and reinstalled Argyll files. Still no success. It is definitely a permissions problem. I ran getfacl /dev/bus/usb/002/ and it shows only root can write to it. How do I change the permissions?
I tried running it as root, and it would…[Read more]
Just thought I’d add the Log file for complete information. It looks to me like the SpyderX is not recognized at all. note lines 3-5 under Calibrate and profile. Anyway that’s pin-headed guess!
Calibrate & profile
16:12:02,719 Detecting output levels range…
16:12:02,735 DisplayCAL: Inhibited org.freedesktop.ScreenSaver
I am running Linux Mint 19, DisplayCAL 18.104.22.168 , SpyderX and when I try to calibrate I get the dreaded new-disprd failed with “instrument Acess Failed’ message.
ran lsusb in Terminal and it shows the SpyderX as being connected :
Bus 008 Device 008: ID 085c:0a00 ColorVision, Inc.
but if I look for it using the Computer icon on my desktop it…[Read more]