Aureola conky installed on i3wm

Aureola conky installed on i3wm

Since I have a collection of conky’s I use and maintain on my github named Aureola. It is a collection of conky’s I collected, adapted or created. The fun is in the scripting and the creation of these conky’s. They can be installed on any distro as...
Using conky’s on i3

Using conky’s on i3

Many people will tell you that it defeats the purpose of having a tiling manager and having a conky on an i3wm system. There is ofcourse the statusbar to help you. I would suggest you start up Manjaro i3 and you will see conky’s helping out the first time...
Changing the status bar in i3

Changing the status bar in i3

Remember that this is demonstrated on  an Antergos machine. But you will have to do the same actions on any other distro. As long as the applications are installed, it will work. You will see me install conky. Future scripts will install conky automatically. This is...
How to install i3 on Ubuntu 16.10

How to install i3 on Ubuntu 16.10

Just wondered if I could install i3 on the very recent release 16.10 of Ubuntu. I3 improved tiling manager has proven its stability to me over the years on systems like archlinux antergos linux mint 16, 17, 18 and now Ubuntu 16.10. Started with the scripts of this...
i3 on linux mint 18 playlist

i3 on linux mint 18 playlist

i3 is a windows tiling manager that can be used on many distro’s. In this article we explain how it is possible to install it on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon. There are many tutorials online starting from the installation procedure to the use of i3, the configuration...
i3 is ideal for a dual screen

i3 is ideal for a dual screen

In the config file at 1 ~/.config/i3/.i3status.conf you will find lines that define where the workspaces should be when you have a dual screen. You can always read more on the i3 documentation site. This concerns only those with two monitors or more. Content of movie...
Changing the font type of i3

Changing the font type of i3

You can change the font and the font size. They are both defined in one line in the config file 1 ~/.config/i3/.i3status.conf I have been trying out other fonts on Archlinux, Antergos and Manjaro i3. You can always take a look at the coding and naming of the fonts...
How to make variety work in i3 windows manager Linux Mint 17.3

How to make variety work in i3 windows manager Linux Mint 17.3

Variety is one of the best wallpaper changers from Peter Levi. Normally it just works out of the box on many known desktop environments. Since it did not work under i3 windows manager, I dived into the code and found an easy and quick fix to solve the issue. Quick and...
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