I need to do this remotely on someone's computer using SSH, so would like to know if its possible via the terminal.

I did try to use X11 over SSH, but I think it would crash because the setting is in the video section.

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You can do this easily with gsettings. The key you are looking for is night-light-enabled which is in the org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.color schema. The value can be either true or false. To disable Night Light, set the value to false with the set sub-command as in the following.

$ gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.color night-light-enabled false

You can confirm this change by then checking the key's value with the get command as follows.

$ gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.color night-light-enabled

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