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    Night Shift: Blue Light Filter Alternatives for Linux

    Night Shift: Blue Light Filter is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is f.lux, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter are Redshift (Free, Open Source), Gammy (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source) and Iris mini (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
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    1. Software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
      Most users think f.lux is a great alternative to Night Shift: Blue Light Filter.
    2. Redshift adjusts the color temperature according to the position of the sun. A different color temperature is set during night and daytime.


    3. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

    4. 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.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      Iris mini is free and minimalistic version of Iris. Small. Minimalistic. Free. Portable. Automatic. Awesome for everyone. Just double click and it will work.


    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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      Kumux is a dynamic circadian color scheme for code editors and other software. It adjust color temperature, color hues, contrast and brightness levels throughout the day based on the position of the sun.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby...
    6. Setting the color temp of the screen really only requires about 40 lines of C (80 or so all inclusive). sct is a crude utility which does roughly that. I’d say exactly that, but some of the calculations aren’t actually exact.
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