Was messing around with live image in VirtualBox in the week and noticed that I could not send applications to workspaces above 7. Checked i3 config and saw that workspace 8,9,10 and 10 were missing [a quick edit sorted that]. Having changed config you need to reload it, only it did not work. Back into … Missing Workspaces, Locks and Reloading….
So for next iso release I have added scratchpad, basically it allows to change a window into a floating one that you can toggle to hide or view via a keybind. Htop running in a scratchpad terminal… To add a application or terminal to a scratchpad use Super+Shift+s, to view or hide it use Super+s. … No more itching use a scratchpad…
Am building a new iso image for uploading very soon. Mostly package updates. Will be starting work on Summer release very soon, mostly new themes and colours. Think I need to look at Guide [shipped with iso] as its getting a little out of date. Still in two minds about starting ssh on live iso, … Quick iso update…
Do not normally do this but I have changed Spring release background as I thought old one was a bit too gloomy. Slight theme change, moved Conky to left side of screen and changed its colour to make it more readable. Will work on launcher colours at some point. Need to look at Guide (site … New Spring ArchBang iso background…
Was thinking that background in Spring release looked at bit too winter like, so I have changed it. Made other minor changes to theme colours. Had to make a minor change to installer to remove correctly abinstall from target device. Also during install mkinitcpio creates initramfs using zstd as standard. Other things I will work … Spring changes to wallpaper, theme and installer.
Have had quite a week my car is finally fixed after 5 weeks of being off the road. Am now £400 worse off and to top it all I had a puncture while riding my bike home last night from work. Good news is pay day yesterday, got a long weekend as Monday here in … Cars, bikes and Dynamic Tiling in i3….
One of the best features in DWM was the way it allowed dynamic tiling of windows. You can do this in i3 but it involves many key binds and reduces workflow. Have used autotiling script in the past but found it did not work all the time. Came across this which uses python libraries to … Adding dynamic tilting to i3
I always knew updating to latest archiso would cause issues. Basically archiso creates archlinux live media and as it does installation using a network connection it has no need on kernel image, microcode or initramfs. So during creation of iso it removes all of them, this causes a problem with ArchBang as you need kernel … A few fixes, possible improvements and a new iso image
I have just noticed that there is an error is latest release. Turns out that by using stock archiso files in /boot are removed once iso is built. This means that if you are installing ArchBang no kernel or initramfs will be present. Am rebuilding iso image and will get it uploaded. Forgive me as … Update to latest iso image
Another week, a new kernel release so am building and uploading a new iso image. Been looking again at wayland window managers, sway would be a drop in replacement for i3 then I came started reading abut something else. Hyprland is a very feature rich candy filling dynamic tiling window manager. Personally there is way … Quick iso update