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Twilight Alternatives for Linux

Twilight 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 Twilight and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Twilight are Redshift, Gammy, RedshiftGUI and Iris mini.

Twilight alternatives are mainly Color Temperature Tools but may also be Screen Dimmers or Health Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Twilight.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark Modef.lux supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Almost everyone thinks f.lux is a great alternative to Twilight.

    Well It has a very nice pause feature! Very easy to use, and 1 of the best apps I have ever seen like this!

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    Great. Free. Lots of options.

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    there is no brightness dimmer

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    works well, nice pause feature, very customizable.

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

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeRedshift supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceRedshift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ PortableRedshift can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Adaptive screen brightness and temperature for Windows and Linux.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer being worked on and the repository has been archived

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    RedshiftGUI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.4, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    More customizable than F.Lux

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    Iris mini

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    Desktop Dimmer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Enable darker-than-dark dimming for internal and external screens.

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    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.

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  7. Kumux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeIris supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Calise

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam.

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  10. SCT - Set Color Temperature

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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