Calibrating an LCD monitor
I got an LCD monitor yesterday, an LG L1919S, as my old ones were becoming inadequate and unhealthy. The 17" one I was using started changing overlay screen color randomly and was changing screen size every now and then too. No wonder, as it's from 1996 and it's time is passing. The second one I have can't do anything above 60Hz and is quite blurry, very bad for the eyes and head.
I decided to get a new one which is good and yet not *too* expensive, and this LG seems to fit the bill. It has a high contrast, 8ms refresh, 19 inch very big screen and with a native 1024x1280@75Hz resolution. So much more space and yet the monitor itself takes so much less real space and energy!
However, it is kind of bright, and screen being so big even looking at it straight on you don't usually see full color on the edges and corners. I know it's an old issue with LCDs which people rarely mind. I don't either, but I am wondering if there are ways to calibrate this?
Also, are there any programs for GNU/Linux which can be used to calibrate X or monitor itself to work optimally with an LCD?