Alternatives to f.lux for Linux with Open Source License

  • Redshift

    Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime. During twilight and early...

    • This is open source, while f.lux wants you to download a binary and run it constantly on your system. danhaiducJul 2018 • 8 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It adjusts colours the way I expected it to. There is a simple and efficient gui applet (redshift-gtk) available, and it supports interesting commandline options Guest • Apr 2017 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Worked immediately in Ubuntu 14.04. Not able to adjust settings yet and I wonder about RedshiftGUI but this'll do for now. Guest • Sep 2017 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • In most repos. Easy to use auto adjusts to the sun. Guest • Jul 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is open source thus it works better and can be trusted more Guest • Jul 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • RedshiftGUI

    RedshiftGUI changes the color temperature of your monitor to better match that of your surrounding. This means that it sets a cooler color temperature during the daytime...

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
    • it is much easier to install and just works right away! Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Desktop Dimmer

    Enables darker-than-dark Desktop dimming for your displays. - Small resource footprint, minimal User Interface. - Settings are persisted and restored per-Display...

    • Discontinued The last commit to the project is from November, 16 2017 and it gave some users a bunch of deprecation errors when they tried to install and run it.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Calise

    A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Blueshift

    Inspired by Redshift, Blueshift adjusts the colour temperature of your monitor according to brightness outside to reduce eye strain and make it easier to fall asleep...

    Free Open Source Linux

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