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How to activate polybar on ArcoLinux i3

How to activate polybar on ArcoLinux i3

If you like you can switch from one bar system  to the next. There are several choices. Here we will switch from the i3status bar to polybar. To start polybar we need to edit the file ~/.config/i3/config and search (CTRL + F) for the word polybar. Open the file with...

How to make the polybar transparent

How to make the polybar transparent

Sometimes you want some transparency.You can make the polybar transparent and it is not that difficult.There are 3 color themes present 01/2019 and only one is active.Change this line of code frombackground = #2F343Ftobackground = #aa2F343FLine 43 in the image.The aa...

Adding jgmenu to your polybar

Adding jgmenu to your polybar

In this article we installed jgmenu and talked about this new menu called jgmenu coming from this github. We can add this menu as well to polybar. Polybar is an alternative menu you can use on Openbox, i3, Bspwm and so many more. We will now show you how to get this...

How to theme polybar to match an orange wallpaper

How to theme polybar to match an orange wallpaper

Polybar can be used in many desktops. We have already visited : Openbox i3 Bspwm We will need it for other desktop environments we will discover. It can be themed anyway you want. It takes some time to get used to but it can be fun. We learn how to search in the...

How to install mpd and ncmpcpp on any ArcoLinux desktop

How to install mpd and ncmpcpp on any ArcoLinux desktop

    Mpd is a music player daemon and ncmpcpp is a music client. The client ncmpcpp runs in a terminal and connects to the daemon or server side to get the music. We start with reading the arch wiki of MPD and the arch wiki of NCMPCPP to get a general...

How to activate polybar on ArcoLinux Openbox

How to activate polybar on ArcoLinux Openbox

You can use polybar as well in Openbox. The standard panel in ArcoLinux is tint2 but you can replace this. We edit the autostart file in folder ~/.config/openbox. #tint2 & sh ~/.config/polybar/launch.sh & These lines came in with the update of the package :...