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Polybar configuration in more detail – general and i3 module

Polybar configuration in more detail – general and i3 module

First we are going to take a look at the launch.sh file to start polybar. If you are on ArchMerge 6.3.1 awesome font is installed. You only need to install polybar. If you are on ArchMergeD you need to install them both yaourt -S polybar awesome-terminal-fonts You can...

How to install polybar and use it on i3 and openbox

How to install polybar and use it on i3 and openbox

Very often I refer to the wiki of Arch Linux but in this case this will be our link to get to know polybar. https://github.com/jaagr/polybar Polybar is an alternative panel or bar to use instead of the bars of i3 or tint2 in Openbox. It provides us with an alternative...

Changing the look of i3 blocks using the configs from others

Changing the look of i3 blocks using the configs from others

You can find many configuration files or dot files out there on the net for i3. You can use some of these files to improve your i3 settings. Google : "github i3 config" and you will find dozens of people sharing their config. That is how you learn by reading other...

How to deactivate the transparency  in i3 and openbox

How to deactivate the transparency in i3 and openbox

Compton is a compositor for Openbox and i3. It will take care of transparency and shadows on your system. It 'beautifies' your system. But sometimes you need to take a picture and you rather not see the background coming through. How can I do this? Openbox has a menu...

How to theme ArcoLinux i3 any way you want

How to theme ArcoLinux i3 any way you want

When you logoff from Openbox or Xfce and log back in to i3 you will see that i3 is going to use the settings from openbox/xfce to set icons, themes and cursors. ~/.gtkrc-2.0 is one of these files. You will find the themes, fonts, icons etc... The other to keep in mind...