How to install i3 on any Linux Mint 18.1

How to install i3 on any Linux Mint 18.1

You can install i3wm or i3 on ANY Linux Mint 18.1. I3 is a window tiling manager. It will automatically tile your windows/applications on your screens and workspaces. I have set it to 10 workspaces. It means I have 10 virtual monitors. First we will do a typical and...
How to install Arch Linux

How to install Arch Linux

This will be the base installation. We stop the installation just before we are about to install the video driver, Xorg, desktop environments like cinnamon, xfce,i3, budgie, …, software and all the rest. In an article at the bottom of this article we will...
How to install i3wm on Arch Linux Budgie

How to install i3wm on Arch Linux Budgie

We have just finished this Arch Linux base installation following this article. The operating system is not meant to be run on a virtualbox. That is only for educational purposes. You should install it on a proper ssd. Then we installed the Budgie desktop on Arch...
How to install i3 on Arch Linux

How to install i3 on Arch Linux

We have just finished this Arch Linux base installation following this article. The operating system is not meant to be run on a virtualbox. That is only for educational purposes. You should install it on a proper ssd. We have chosen to install xorg as display server...
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 Antergos

How to install i3 on Antergos

i3wm is ‘something else’. It is not a desktop environment per se. It is an improved tiling manager. It tiles your applications over the screen. Complete windows, in halves etc or vertically and horizontally. It is IDEAL for dual or more screens and it...
How to install i3 on Solus Budgie

How to install i3 on Solus Budgie

I3 has been moving with me from Archlinux to Antergos to Linux Mint 17-18 to Ubuntu 16.10 and now on Solus 1.2.1. My point ? it works on any linux distro it looks awesome on any linux distro it feels the same on any linux distro it has the same shortcuts on any linux...
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...

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