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Why do color printers, cameras and monitors/tvs use different color models? [duplicate]

Many printers use CMY or CMYK whereas most computer monitors and TVs use RGB. Many cameras, film cameras, image and movie formats use YUV. Why don't they use the same color representation?
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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...
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RGB to CMYK in Gimp, what i'm doing wrong?

I'm trying to convert image from RGB to CMYK in Gimp, tried to search for answers, but couldn't fine one that would work for me, or I missed something important. My preferences of color management ...
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Converting RGB to CMYK color profile in GIMP

I want to convert an sRGB image in gimp to CMYK. Heres what I did: Downloaded CMYK color profiles from Adobe. Extracted them in the icc folder (/usr/share/color/icc/) I opened my xcf image in gimp ...
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Exporting .psd to .jpeg changes CMYK to RGB?

I don't know much about Photoshop. I created a business card in RGB profile but the printer needs it as CMYK. I therefore just went to "Mode", changed it to CMYK 16 Bit and thought that was it, but ...