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criley 465 days ago | link | parent

As long as seeing correct color is not important to you. I'm the kind of person who can immediately tell when an LCD is not at native resolution and what temperature the color is set at, so the strong yellow tint of f.lux was unbearable.

If your eyes hurt at night, just alter your brightness contrast, or write a script to do that instead of messing with color!



pja 465 days ago | link

Messing with the colour is the whole point! It's that blue-white light right in front of your eyes that is cuing your brain into thinking that it's daytime.

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afandian 465 days ago | link

Me too. I am very sensitive to what's going on my screen. Even though it takes hours to transition, you can tell. And I love it. Flux is brilliant. It's also generally easier to wind down your brain toward the end of the day. It's not easy to sleep soon after staring at high temperatures.

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knightni 465 days ago | link

Why not mess with colour? I have no need to see the 'correct' colour, if it's less comfortable to me.

I actually leave my LCDs at a redder tint most of the time now, as I find it more comfortable. This is particularly useful as most desktop LCDs won't adjust their brightness down far enough for me. Laptops are better, since they actually bother to adjust the power of their backlight.

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criley 465 days ago | link

I prefaced my post with "as long as color isn't important to you".

Since it clearly isn't to you, there's no reason not to mess with it!

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Shorel 465 days ago | link

The whole point of flu.x is to emulate color temperature.

If you can have a driver or software that does it at a native level instead of emulation, that would be awesome.

However, I don't think monitors have an API or programmable interface for that, therefore we have flu.x.

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