Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

f.lux For Linux Now Sports A Simple GUI

Filed under
Software

There’s nothing new about f.lux, a piece of software designed to make nighttime computer usage easier on your eyes. There isn’t even, in theory, anything new about flux in the Linux world: it’s been (sort of) available in the form of the command-line app xflux.

What is new is the GUI for f.lux on Linux, long overdue. Ever-awesome Ubuntu blog OMG Ubuntu featured the new f.lux GUI last week, and after a brief hiccup it’s now available to the masses. If you’re looking for a way to use your Linux netbook for nighttime reading without the sleep deprivation that so often comes with that, this is a good tool to check out.

F.lux’s Linux version addresses this with an easy-to-configure GUI, so let’s check it out.

Using f.lux

The first time you launch f.lux you’ll see the following window:

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Linux for your Loved Ones matthartley 12/02/2016 - 10:02pm
Story Red Hat and Fedora Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 9:06pm
Story Android Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 9:05pm
Story Hands-On: More adventures with Manjaro-ARM for the Raspberry Pi 2 Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 7:32pm
Story Canonical Will Be Present at MWC 2016 to Showcase Its Ubuntu Convergence Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 7:24pm
Story Benchmarks Of The ODROID-C2 64-Bit ARM Development Board Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 7:18pm
Story Pinterest open-sources its Teletraan tool for deploying code Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 7:14pm
Story Getting to Know Linux File Permissions Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 7:01pm
Story Firefox 44.0.2 Arrives in All Supported Ubuntu OSes Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 6:48pm
Story GNOME 3.20 to Enter Feature Freeze Soon Rianne Schestowitz 12/02/2016 - 6:47pm