Description:

Plasma 5 applet. Allows enabling and disabling redshift process. Provides advanced redshift settings and mouse-wheel manual screen temperature controlling.

REQUIRED DEPENDENCIES
- redshift
- qt5-graphicaleffects (e.g. package for kubuntu users: libqt5qml-graphicaleffects)

HOW TO INSTALL
- Add Widgets... -> Get new widgets -> Download new plasma widgets
- find this applet and install through the first item with .plasmoid extension

AUR: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/plasma5-applets-redshift-control/
Last changelog:

1.0.18 8 months ago

- mouse control improvements
- custom icons support
- widget shortcut is now toggling active redshift state

janat08

5 months ago

Appears to manipulate core app, running it from terminal causes deeper red.

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steelstring94

5 months ago

When I install this via the KDE Plasmoids menu (Get new widgets, search for this, hit install), it doesn't show up. I go back to the widgets menu but this one isn't there even though it says it's installed when I click the install button in the Download widgets menu. How can I get it working?

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aram

7 months ago

on openSUSE tumbleweed works great! thank you for making our lives easier and more pleasant :)

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paul4il

9 months ago

How do I add this to the actual system tray widget, rather than a separate widget that has a big space between it and the system tray when I place it?

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paul4il

9 months ago

To answer my own question, you right-click on the system tray -> System Tray Settings -> Tick "Redshift Control" in the "Extra Items" section.

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kacernator

9 months ago

Hi,
I am missing "bulb" icon on the left on the widget popup window. Also I am missing "bulb" icon in settings on "advanced" menu. Using Plasma 5.8.3, openSUSE 42.2.

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bezolaam

1 year ago

Very handy. Thank you for your work.

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vootey

1 year ago

Hey,

thanks for this plasmoid! I'm happily using it.

However, in recent versions autostarting redshift doesn't work any more. That is, every start of the plasma session I have to manually click the bulb to activate redshift, although I have the "Autostart"-option enabled.

Can you help me with this?

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VaporEidolon

1 year ago

Just popping by to say thanks. Thanks!

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clearmartin

1 year ago

:)

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0v1d1u

1 year ago

It is possible to enable/disable Redshift using a global keyboard shortcut?

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clearmartin

1 year ago

Hi! Sorry for my late response. I'm afraid I don't know how to do that. I'll try to investigate and if I come up with something I will make this work in this widget.

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simgunz

1 year ago

In Plasma 4 a signal 'activated()' is emitted when the global shortcut is triggered. Probably that signal is still present in the QML implementation.

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lnxusr

1 year ago

How do I know what version I'm currently running? There is no indication anywhere, no about dialog, no help, no nothing. I see this a lot on plasmoids and it needs to stop. There needs to be a way to see what version is currently running without jumping through hoops.

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clearmartin

1 year ago

Good point. Fixed ;). Visible in plasmoid settings.

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dk0r

2 years ago

It seems like the Day and Night temperature values under "Redshift Control Settings > Advanced > Temperature" Sare reversed.
By that I mean the temperatures I set for 'Day:' are only applied during my nights and the temps I set for 'Night:' are only applied during my days. Other than that it works great!
plasma_v5.4, KDE Frameworks_5.15, Qt_5.5.0

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clearmartin

2 years ago

Hi! Thanks for feedback. I cannot reproduce this behaviour... Do you have your location correctly set (I mean Settings -> Advanced -> Location)? You can set the GPS coordinates manually or use the button to retrieve it from Mozilla Location Service.

But if this is not the case, I'm not sure what is wrong. Time and timezone should also be correctly set. But you probably have all these things correct.

If you still experience this issue, please tell me your settings and I'll test your use-case myself :)

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dk0r

2 years ago

It seems like the Day and Night temperature values under "Redshift Control Settings > Advanced > Temperature" Sare reversed.
By that I mean the temperatures I set for 'Day:' are only applied during my nights and the temps I set for 'Night:' are only applied during my days. Other than that it works great!

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OderMalSo

2 years ago

Works on openSUSE 13.2.

Thank you!

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roctheme

2 years ago

Your plasmoid is incredibly useful!

I do not known before your plasmoid the redshift program.

It's great!

Thank you!

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clearmartin

2 years ago

Thank you a lot for your positive words! :)

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armageddon51

2 years ago

Great but can you explain a bit what is redshift for the novices like me and what does the utility do ?
Thanks

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clearmartin

2 years ago

Hi! The plasmoid uses program called Redshift. It is described very nicely on its web pages here: http://jonls.dk/redshift/

There is also a screenshot of what it does to screen colour at night. Basically it changes colour of your screen a little to make it more red at night so your eyes are more comfortable with it.

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resuedk

2 years ago

This works on Opensuse tumbleweed too!
The widget works faster & easier than the non plasmoid version.

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lnxusr

2 years ago

Thank you for this. Now when I move up to Kubuntu 15.10 in October, I'll not have to worry about loosing my Redshift capabilities.

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1.0.18 8 months ago

- mouse control improvements
- custom icons support
- widget shortcut is now toggling active redshift state

1 year ago

1.0.16
- localization support + czech translations (only available when installing by "make install" or through distribution's package manager)

1.0.15
- fixed temperature preview for non-english locales (many thanks to Szpadel from Github)

1.0.13, 1.0.14
- full redshift mode settings exposed
- no icon in tray expanded view fixed
- plasmoid version visible in settings

1.0.12
- unnecessary logging removed
- passive timeout prolonged so no active/passive tray flickering visible during day/night transitioning

1.0.11
- option for enabling geoclue2 (redshift's location provider)
- showing current temperature in tooltip
- option for preserving current screen temperature

1.0.10
- enters plasmoid-passive state after a few seconds

1.0.9
- fixes for hiDPI fonts

1.0.7
- minor textation fixes & tooltip tuning

1.0.6
- colour and size fixes to better match plasma themes (by alexander255 from github)

1.0.5
- mouse wheel fixes
- various settings added
- brightness and gamma is taken into account in manual mode
- manual temp step settings added

1.0
- initial import

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