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 eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Twilight are Redshift (Free, Open Source), RedshiftGUI (Free, Open Source), Gammy (Free, Open Source) and Iris mini (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 2020

    1. Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow? Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?
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      f.lux vs Twilight opinions
      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!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      works well, nice pause feature, very customizable.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Great. Free. Lots of options.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      0
      there is no brightness dimmer
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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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.
      Most users think Redshift is a great alternative to Twilight.


      • 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.

      Discontinued

      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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      RedshiftGUI vs Twilight opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      More customizable than F.Lux
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      • 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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    3. Enables darker-than-dark Desktop dimming for your displays. - Small resource footprint, minimal User Interface. - Settings are persisted and restored per-Display without any configuration.

      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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    4. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A programs which adjust screen brightness due to light detectedby webcam
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