Safe Eyes is a free and open source Linux application that regularly reminds you to take short breaks for your eyes, preventing eye strain, useful for those spending a long time in front of the computer.
The Safe Eyes break screenRemind you to take breaks with exercises to reduce RSIStrict mode, which doesn’t allow skipping or postponing the breakNotification before and after breaks (system and audio notifications)Smart pause if system is idleMulti-monitor supportConfigurable break interval, duration, break text and settings, etc.
Safe Eyes prevents eye strain by reminding you to take breaks, while also showing some simple eye exercises during each break.
Other actions present in the tray menu can be passed from the command line , like disabling Safe Eyes, forcing a break, and more.The Safe Eyes installation section includes instructions for installing the application in Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Ubuntu and Linux Mint.Safe Eyes is available in the Debian Buster and Sid, Ubuntu 18.04, 18.10 and 19.04, and Linux Mint 18 / 18.
You can install it using:To install the latest version from a PPA, see the instructions on the Safe Eyes website