[Nottingham] Redshift

Rory Holland rory at linux.com
Fri Dec 21 13:19:30 UTC 2012

It's pretty fantastic - it runs using xrandr which means its independant of
desktop environment. Have it start with X, before GDM/KDM/LightDM/whatever

On 21 December 2012 13:12, Jason Irwin <jasonirwin73 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Rory mentioned this at the Chrimbo meal and I thought I'd give it a go.
>  It's a wee tool that adjusts the colour temperature of the screen via
> xrandr to better match daylight and (maybe) result in less eye-strain. Or
> just for geeky creds.
> http://jonls.dk/redshift/
> If you are using Ubuntu 12.10 (or anything derived from that I guess)
> there is a bit of a bug and it won't start (some issue with geoclue -
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/**ubuntu/+source/geoclue/+bug/**1060645<https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/geoclue/+bug/1060645>)
> But you can start it by just banging in long:lat like this:
>         redshift -l 5.9:-1.1
> gtk-redshift can be started the same way
> Those values are approximate for Nottingham.
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