f.lux Alternatives for Linux
Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.
- - Redshift is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to f.lux.
- - Redshift is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to f.lux.
No longer working on modern systems, and no longer updated.
Comments about Redshift as a Alternative to f.lux
This is open source, while f.lux wants you to download a binary and run it constantly on your system.7
To start the program, just type "redshift" in a terminal.1
It doesnt't work sometimes...0
It's just not as good as f.lux is.-14
It is open source thus it works better and can be trusted more1
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 (due to natural lighting) and sets a warmer temperature at night (due to indoor lighting). Similar to f.Discontinued
The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
Comments about RedshiftGUI as a Alternative to f.lux
it is much easier to install and just works right away!1
Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.
The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived
Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.
Iris mini Features
Comments about Iris mini as a Alternative to f.lux
Very minimalistic and lightweight. Doesn't affect games (i.e. microstuttering) the way f.lux does (if you set it to Paused mode).-2
Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.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.
Opinions about Desktop Dimmer as a Alternative to f.lux
Iris is software which makes monitors healthy for the eyes. With iris you can reduce the blue light emitted from your screen for better sleep, reduce the brightness of your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.
Comments about Iris as a Alternative to f.lux
Iris has all the functionality of f.lux and much more2
Intuitive to use and easy to install1