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f.lux is an application which adapts the colour of your computer's screen to the time of day.

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f.lux causes primary monitor text to be blurry and cyan

When I use f.lux, my primary monitor's text (and only my primary monitor), turns blurry and bright cyan, to the point where it's hard to look at it. I think this might have to do with Windows's DPI ...
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Run f.lux on startup of system (Debian)

I would like to use command on startup to activate f.lux: xflux -k 2200 -l 41 -g 175 -nofork I tried couple of methods. Nothing worked. Now I try this one and it also doesn't work: Put the ...
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f.lux overrides media player classic settings

I've bin using f.lux for a while and its a great app. As for me, the only (tiny) drawback that makes f.lux almost perfect but not completely perfect - is some issue that I'm having with video ...
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How to make f.lux change the lighting more smoothly and gradually

I'm on windows 10, using f.lux to change the colour on my monitor as the evening arrives. I was wondering if there is a way to make this happen more gradually. As it is now, 5:30pm arrives and then ...
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Inverted mouse colors not working while running f.lux

I have set my mouse up to show inverted colors. The problem is that when I got to class today after removing my laptop from the other monitors it was connected to; the mouse color inversion was simply ...
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How do I decrease the screen brightness in f.lux?

I've heard that, in addition to controlling screen temperature, you can use f.lux to decrease the brightness of your screen. However, I couldn't find a brightness option in settings, nor could I find ...
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How to change the color temperature in games on Windows 7?

I used to use Windows XP and used the program f.lux to change my color temperature to my preference. The program also changed the color temperature when running games. I upgraded to Windows 7 and ...
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Light grays as white on monitor

Light gray colors appear as white on my monitor. Like #f5f5f5 appears as #ffffff. Many website forms use light grays for outlines which makes it hard to see the inputs. But in the night time when ...
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How do I keep the app f.lux in bedtime mode during the day?

How do I keep the app f.lux in bedtime mode during the day? I want to be able to toggle f.lux on all the time This app is great, especially if you are coding on a high energy 27inch Apple cinema ...
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Dim screen below minimum brightness level

I have both set my screen brightness to 0% in Windows 10 and activated f.lux at the lowest possible value (2700K), but I still think it's too bright. Is it possible to further dim the screen or ...
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Change color temperature throughout the day

Is it possible to have f.lux change the color temperature continuously throughout the day, rather than over the course of 30 seconds or whatever at sunset? Seems weird to have it almost be a square ...
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Manually apply f.lux settings to directly to monitor

I recently started my first full-time job (web development), and I've read that applying slight f.lux color settings even during the day can greatly reduce eye strain. I would like to do this, but my ...
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How to uninstall flux on linux?

Flux is a lighting app which malfunctions on my laptop. I tried sudo apt-get remove flux in the terminal, but it responds with "the package doesn't exist".
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How can I make the mouse cursor render with software instead of hardware?

I use a program called f.lux to change the display color. However, the color does not affect the mouse: leaving it an ugly bright white. A partial fix is to set the registry value of mouse trails to -...
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Flux changes color quickly

I've been using f.lux which is a desktop color management software which adjusts the color of screen to reduce blues during night time. My understanding is that's meant to slowly adjust the color as ...
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Run f.lux at STARTUP, not login

All of the other "startup" questions have to do with post-login execution, when I'm trying to get a program to run when you press the power button. I'm using the application f.lux, and restart my ...
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F.lux unattended installer

I'm looking to create an unattended installer for F.lux for Windows, but don't want users to be prompted by the initial location configuration. Where are the settings for F.lux stored, so I can set ...
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Flux Disabling it for specific Windows/Monitors (VLC hardware overlay?)

F.lux is some color management application. My problem, with multiple monitors, is that I multitask. There are not distinct movie watching times, and coding/working/browser times; It is just all at ...
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How to save brightness settings in f.lux?

I use f.lux to dim the brightness on my laptop screen. And Alt + Page Down to dim the display. But it resets everytime I start my laptop. Is there any way to save the brightness setting in f.lux?
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Monitor color temperature changing software (like f.lux) that can temporarily switch color temperatures to a specified 'daytime' temperature, at night

I'm using f.lux to control my computer display's color temperature (it automatically changes the color temperature of the computer screen depending if it's day or night). At night, I would ...
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Does f.lux affect DirectX video games?

Does f.lux affect the color temperature of DirectX video games? I appreciate what it does on the desktop, but I'm not sure if I want it on in a game.
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Can f.lux's automatic behaviour be overridden?

I found out about f.lux when someone mentioned it on another question here on SU that I happened to stumble upon. I've been using it ever since because it's a simple, original, useful piece of ...
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How to apply software display calibration while running F.lux?

I got great results from doing software calibration with Color Management in Windows 7, but F.lux resets the profile to its own every second. Is there any other way to calibrate the display that works ...
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F.lux settings?

How can I get into the F.lux settings? I can just right-click the taskbar icon, but can only change location. How can I access the other settings? I'm on Windows 7 32bit.
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Is there a work around to configure brightness or color on a DisplayLink monitor?

I run 3 monitors in addition to my laptop display at work - two of the monitors are using DisplayLink adapters. I've always thought that all my displays were too bright (and possibly give me ...
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How do you start a program after X has started?

There's a little app called F.Lux that sets your screen temperature based on the time of day. The Linux version is a little spartan with just a console interface but it works perfectly well. Where ...
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How can I change my display to 24 or 32 bit in ubuntu?

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and I'm trying to use f.lux with ubuntu, but when I start it I get Sorry, we only support 24/32-bit displays right now. How can I change my display to 24 or 32 bit? I'd ...