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Gammy

There is a new application available for Sparkers: Gammy

What is Gammy?

Adaptive screen brightness/temperature for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD. It is a tool for adjusting pixel brightness/temperature automatically or manually. It can dim the screen if its content is too bright, or brighten it otherwise. This can help your eyes adjust when switching between dark and light windows, especially at night or in suboptimal lighting conditions.

Installation (Sparky 6 amd64 & i386):
sudo apt update
sudo apt install gammy

Gammy

Copyright (C) Francesco Fusco
License: GNU GPL-3
Web: github.com/Fushko/gammy

 

Sparky Backlight

 

There is a new, small tool available in our repos, called Sparky Backlight.

Sparky Backlight lets you change the desktop brightness via the panel’s tray icon. It’s targeted to Sparky desktops such as JWM, Openbox, LXDE and LXQt? with no default tool like that. It is also targeted to laptops users.
It can not working on any machine/system.

Sparky Backlight uses Xbacklight which uses RandR extension.
Get more info about Xbacklight via commands:
xbacklight --help
man xbacklight

Installation:
apt-get update
apt-get install sparky-backlight

Then reboot your machine.

Sparky JWM spin users have to add the command:
/usr/bin/sparky-backlight /opt/tray3/sparky-backlight
to the file:
~HOME/.jwmrc
There is a startup section on the end of the file.
Then re-login.

Sparky Backlight

 

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