A condition where the eyes hurt after extended exposure to any kind of backlight display. Can be both temporary or permanent.

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20-20-20 Rule Notification [duplicate]

You may be familiar with 20-20-20 rule: keep your eye away at some 20-feet distance place after each 20 minutes of working with computer. When we are concentrated in our work at the computer, it's ...
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Laptop screen causes eye strain on all linux distros except Ubuntu and elementary OS

I have a Lenovo g470 with Windows 8 used for games only, and a Linux Distro used for development and as my main OS. I used to have Elementary OS, it was working well, but I decided to try CrunchBang. ...
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SSH viewer like behaviour

Is it possible to SSH into a shared shell session? I suffer from eye strain/computer vision syndrome and want to use my (jailbreaked) eink Kindle to SSH into a computer but use that host machines ...
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What will put more strain on eyes? 19“ Monitor or 15” Laptop screen? [closed]

I have purchased 19" Dell Square Monitor (E1690S) with 1280x1024 resolution, so that I can easily look at the Source Code at a glance in Visual Studio and read other things well. But, I am wondering, ...
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Are there any recommendations for optimal placement of the computer monitor within a room? [closed]

I have a vague memory of reading something from the Joel Spolsky's blogs regarding the need to have something distant to look at to avoid eye strain. Are there any studies or recommendations ...
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How to install workrave to prevent RSI on Ubuntu 12.04

I wanted to install an application to prevent repetitive strain injury. I tried workrave, but it does not install. I do not know how to compile the source. Is it possible to do something about it?
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Possible eye damage from CRT monitors?

I'm using a CRT monitor right now (my LCD screen is broken), and it's currently set to 1024 x 768 at 85 hz, according to the OSD. Can a monitor with a refresh rate like that cause eye damage or eye ...
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How to make a laptop screen more comfortable to look at?

Are laptop's screens inherently less comfortable to look at, or am I doing something horribly wrong? I've had laptops from HP and Dell, and I always have eyestrain after using them. It is very hard ...
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How can I reduce glare on my computer monitor?

I use a 19 inch LCD monitor and sit with my back to the windows. During some times of the day I get reflection from the sun - however moving my desk isn't an option. I've tried looking on Amazon for ...
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HP x22LEDc LCD, and the eye strain that won't go away

What I am about to ask is related to a similar question I asked. Several people suggested several solutions, but nothing worked for me. That particular LCD (ViewSonic) continues to cause immense eye ...