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 of i3, the theming of i3 etc…

You can read more here. This is just the playlist from Youtube.

1 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - installation of i3 following the procedure

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : We start with a clean install of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon. Nothing installed but the screen recorder. No software installation and the standard new kernel. Using git clone to get all the code. Following all the steps described on http://erikdubois.be/i3-linux-mint-18-cinnamon/Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playl…

2 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - installing kernel and software

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : Getting the much needed software and getting the latest kernel - a tutorial without software would be pointless.Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-…

3 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - changing icons, setting variety, installing themes

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : rebooting after the kernel installation, installing the icons, configuration of variety, installing more themesPlaylists: icons and themes: https://github.com/erikdubois/themes-icons-packInstalling I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon t…

4 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - what you should know before you login in i3

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : Getting to know the basic shortcuts to move around, quit programs, start programs, end i3,...Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux…

5 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - icons and themes

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : how to change icons, themes and cursors and where are the config filesPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon compl…

6 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - icons and themes - the result

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : this will show you the result of the previous tutorialPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customizatio…

7 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - i3status bar - change configuration

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie :Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43…

8 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - changing the colours of i3status bar

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : changing the colours of i3status barPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.yout…

9 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - changing the fonts

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : changing the font and font size in i3Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.you…

10 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - changing colours of the menu's

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : there are two menu's present - changing the colour of one of themPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete c…

11 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - i3 is ideal for dual monitors

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : where are the settings that specify the dual monitorsPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization…

12 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - assign section of the config file

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : assigning applications to a specific workspacePlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https:…

13 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - blend vlc with the rest of i3 - settings

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : vlc settings to blend in with the rest of i3Playlists: how to change the settings of vlc to make it look even betterInstalling I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8Zt…

14 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - application related config - to float or to tile

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : variety wallpaper changer can have some parameters to get the next, previous wallpaper. Making it a favorite or trash the wallpaper;Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL…

15 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - variety keyboard shortcuts

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : variety wallpaper changer can have some parameters to get the next, previous wallpaper. Making it a favorite or trash the wallpaper;Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P…

16 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - making a screenshot - two ways

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : making a screenshot via scrot or via gnome-screenshotPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization…

17 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - keyboard shorcuts for music players

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : we would like to stop, start, pause, next, previous, mute, louder and softer - options for music players on the keyboardPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4x…

18 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - changing the colours of the windows

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : keyboards have toggle buttons for volume +, volume -, mute, play, stop, next, previous What is the code in i3?Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-V…

19 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - change the gaps inner or outer via keyboard

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : change the gaps inner or outer via keyboardPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://w…

20 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - step 1 - update 26/09/2016

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : getting the code from github and going over all the stepsPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customiza…

21 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - step 2 - update 26/09/2016

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie : how to change the icons, theme and cursor and rebooting to see the effectPlaylists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon c…

22 how to install i3 on linux mint 18 cinnamon - step 3 - update 26/09/2016

Project : Installing I3 improved tiling windows manager on Linux Mint 18 CinnamonThis movie :Playlists:Installing I3 on Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Code : https://github.com/erikdubois/i3-on-Linux-Mint-18-Cinnamon Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4gd9qAwQfM7E0AxmgCAbRwMake it yourself icon theme https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS4xeU9zECB-VXL8ZtlEOqrYLinux Mint 18 cinnamon complete customization https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlloYVGq5pS43…

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