Reduce eyestrain using the Redshift blue light filter. These have become popular to reduce eyestrain and help maintain circadian rhythms. Users created after March 2020 should see the Redshift widget enabled in the system tray.
The video shows how to enable the Redshift filter in the system tray. Eric Adams is the author of this quality video. If you use this technique, we recommend you stop here as adding a Plasma widget is redundant.
18.04. Right-click on the panel and select
20.04. This step is not needed or available.
18.04 and 20.04. Right click and select Add Widgets…
Search for Redshift in the Widget panel (shown here at left).
Double-click on the widget to add to the panel. A (1) will appear in the panel to indicate success.
The widget as appended to the end of the panel — in this case, at the bottom right corner.
Right click on the panel and select
Grab and drag the widget to the desired location.
Right click on the widget to configure.
Geohints generally works well.
Click on the widget to toggle Redshift on and off.
Right-click on the desktop to Lock widgets again.
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