How to Turn On or Off Night Light in Ubuntu Linux

This post describes steps one can take to enable or disable Night Light in Ubuntu Linux.

Your computer displays blue light that you typically see during the day, which may keep you up at night. The blue light your computer monitor emits can contribute to sleeplessness and eye strain after dark.

Ubuntu Linux comes with a feature called Night Light that may help you resolve some of the eye issues you may be experiencing at night in front of your screen.

Night Light changes the colors displayed on your screen into warmer versions that are easier on your eyes.

Below is how to turn on or off Night Light in Ubuntu Linux.

How to enable or disable night light in Ubuntu Linux

As mentioned above, Ubuntu Linux comes with a feature called Night Light that may help you resolve some of the eye issues you may be experiencing at night in front of your screen.

Ubuntu Linux has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating, all can be done from the System Settings panel.

Alternatively, click on the System menu at the top-right corner of the top bar on your desktop.

On the System menu, select Settings as highlighted below.

In the Settings app, click on Displays tile to open the panel.

In the System Settings -> Displays settings panel, click Night Light in the header bar to open the settings.

In the System Settings -> Displays -> Night Light settings panel, toggle the Night Light switch to the On position to enable.

To disable, move the Night Light switch to the Off position or disable from the system menu.

Under Schedule, select Sunset to Sunrise to make the screen color follow the sunset and sunrise times for your location.

Select Manual Schedule to set the Times to a custom schedule.

The top bar shows when Night Light is active. It can be temporarily disabled from the system menu.

That should do it! You can now close the Settings app.

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to turn On or Off Night light in Ubuntu Linux. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment below to report.

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