flux and hue

[f.lux](www.justgetflux.com) is pretty awesome. Now that my room is lit by hue, I wanted a way to make my room colour temperature match my screen. This requires a few ingredients:

With all that put together, the following bash monster asks redshift what colour temperature it should be right now given the current location, then looks that up in the colormapping file to get the hex color, and sends that to the hue. Run this every minute or so and you’ll get a nice fade.

redshift -l corelocation -t 5500:1900 -p | grep temp | cut -d: -f2 | xargs echo | grep -f /dev/stdin ~/dotfiles/scripts/colormapping | cut -d" " -f2 | tr -d "#" | xargs hue lights all 
 
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installing the wireless dongle on the pi

After what I can only describe as an epic, xkcd-style battle with wireless drivers on my recently-revived Pi, it finally connects to the network. For my benefit when I inevitably muck it all up and have to reinstall, here are the steps I... Continue →