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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remote time machine

Super easy: you can use a Linux server running netatalk as a Time Machien backup drive. Easy peasy. Instructions at the link, but in brief: sudo apt install build-essential devscripts debhelper cdbs autotools-dev dh-buildinfo libdb-dev... Continue →