Trouble running AutomaThemely to switch light and dark themes automatically

Having automatic light/dark mode switching would be amazing. I tried AutomaThemely, but it didn’t open for me for some reason. Didn’t find any other AUR apps that do the same. Are there packages that fulfill this purpose of auto switching of themes (like sunset to sunrise = dark, sunrise to sunset = light)?

I think there was a new one posted somewhere like github/reddit recently.
But for your issue … try launching the application in the terminal and post output.
Otherwise we have no info :wink:

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Do you happen to remember the name or description of this alternative app?

This is the output when I run automathemely in terminal:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/automathemely", line 33, in <module>
sys.exit(load_entry_point('AutomaThemely==1.3', 'console_scripts', 'automathemely')())
File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/automathemely/bin/", line 29, in main
from automathemely.autoth_tools import argmanager, extratools, envspecific, updsuntimes
File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/automathemely/autoth_tools/", line 8, in <module>
from astral import Location
ImportError: cannot import name 'Location' from 'astral' (/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/astral/

Thanks for the assistance!!!

It’s an upstream issue. Check through the many open issues and see if someone has already reported it, then submit one if no one has.

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Issue was fixed! Thanks for the recommendation :slight_smile: