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 Beautify Your KDE Plasma 5 Desktop Environment with Freshly Ported Adapta Theme Rianne Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:29pm
Story Roughing it, with Linux Rianne Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:24pm
Story Red Hat: Ansible Tower, Patent Promise, and Shares Declining Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:17pm
Story Add-on board expands i.MX6 UL SBC Rianne Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:14pm
Story Hardware: PocketBeagle, Purism Librem 5, Aaeon Embedded PCs Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:12pm
Story Finding the Mainframers of the Future Through Open Source Ecosystem Development Rianne Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:11pm
Story Linux Foundation’s Open Source Networking Days and KDE's Randa Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 5:08pm
Story Microsoft Canonical Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 4:35pm
Story MongoDB Initial Public Offering (IPO) Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 4:32pm
Story Heterogeneous Memory Management and BFQ Improvements in Linux Roy Schestowitz 22/09/2017 - 3:12pm