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...
i3 gaps settings and colouring of i3

i3 gaps settings and colouring of i3

i3 gaps is a fork from i3 and it provides the same functionality but with more options to define the gaps between the different applications. There are some settings that are interesting to know. You can always read from the source here. We will also change the...
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...
Changing the colours of the i3 status bar

Changing the colours of the i3 status bar

In the article changing the i3 status bar via configuration file we did not change the colours. We can do so in the config file of i3. 1 ~/.config/i3/config Contents of the movie changing colours to see the effect hexadecimal codes ffffff = white 000000 = black ff0000...

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