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tool:software:i3wm [2018/07/28 00:57] (current)
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 +====== i3wm ======
  
 +**i3wm** is a simple tiling window manager for Linux. Customisation is easy, and it comes with useful defaults.
 +
 +===== Config =====
 +
 +==== Bar ====
 +You can set different bars for different screens. For example I find it useful to have time, date, battery, and volume always on my laptop screen, and have some monitoring stuff like free disk space, Internet bandwidth, and RAM usage when i have a secondary monitor plugged-in.
 +
 +So I have two seperate ''​bar{}''​ sections in my main i3 config file, one for each. You just need to give them each a label, a screen to target, and a seperate config to load.
 +
 +For example this is at the top of each ''​bar''​ definition:
 +
 +  id bar-main
 +  output LVDS1
 +  status_command i3blocks -c ~/​.config/​i3blocks/​config-main
 +
 +  id bar-secondary
 +  output VGA1
 +  status_command i3blocks -c ~/​.config/​i3blocks/​config-secondary
 +
 +===== Tools =====
 +  * [[git>​talwrii/​i3parse|i3parse]] - scans config file for unused keys (+?)
 +
 +{{tag>​linux}}
tool/software/i3wm.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/28 00:57 (external edit)