How-to Reduce Computer Eye Strain on Debian 8 Buster Linux Desktops

May 3rd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Debian How-to Reduce Eye Fatigue

Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How-to Install f.lux GUI Applet and Reduce Eyes Strain and Insomnia Issues on Debian 8 Buster 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Computers.

f.lux is a proprietary computer program that Adjusts a Display’s Color Temperature according to Location and Time of day.

We know that Night-Time exposure to Blue Light keeps people up late. We believe that f.lux adjusts screens in a way that greatly reduces the stimulating effects of Blue Light at night.

The f.lux program was designed to Reduce Eye Strain during Night-time use and Disruption of Sleep Patterns.

f.lux Quick-Start for Debian 8 Buster - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    f.lux Quick-Start for Debian 8 Buster -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  2. Install f.lux Dependencies

    sudo apt install python-appindicator \
    python-xdg python-pexpect python-gconf \
    python-gtk2 python-glade2 libxxf86vm1
  3. How-to Download f.lux App for Debian Based

    f.lux for Debian
  4. Installing f.lux App
    Global Installation with SuperUser powers:

    sudo python install

    Instead to Install it Locally:

    python install --user

    Then Amend your PATH if installing locally with:

    echo "export PATH=$PATH:~/.local/bin" >> ~/.bashrc

    To Reload the PATH:

  5. Run flux Applet

    f.lux Quick-Start for Debian 8 Buster - Initial Setup

    Click on Link on Applet to Find Your Location Lat. & Long.!
    You dispose of severals Color Warmth Configurations…

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