Have been using Sway for a couple of months now and I do like it and thought everyone would, but I was wrong. Switching ArchBang to Sway may have been a step too far as user feedback and reduced downloads of iso are a cause for concern. What I should have done from the start … May have made a mistake….
A few hours after building and uploading iso image Archlinux updated its kernel package. So what is a developer to do? Well rebuild it and upload a new image of course. Still looking for old ArchBang configs if anyone has an old install of ArchBang, more interested in Openbox files. Just noticed my twitter link … A few hours later….
One of the useful things in ArchBang used to be network manager applet on the panel, had first thought that it would not work under Wayland but I was wrong! After doing some searching I came across an option that might work so I thought I would test it out first and to my surprise … An old friend returns….
Have just uploaded a new iso image including latest kernel release. Am aware that many regular users are not that keen on Sway window manager and would rather have Openbox with X return. If you take a look at Openbox website you can see last update was quite some time ago, news link. Quite happy … Latest release and some other news….
Have been wanting to upgrade my system for over a year now. The old 3770 intel was around ten years old and was starting to show its age. Saw a budget build on you tube based on the AMD 5700G with a low end mother board and 32Gb of Ram. Did grab an after market … Got a new box…
Have added a couple of binds to ArchBang that allow you to control Gaps. At the moment you can use Super + Plus/Minus on keyboard keypad to control inner gaps. This of course is not going to be of much use to some laptop owners so will look at an alternative binds. An example of … Added Gaps control to windows in Sway….
This post of more for my reference than anyone else. Started using Vim only a couple of years ago as was getting fed up with the hype. Can be quite a learning curve for someone who has used Nano from day one on linux but some things just made sense other things were way over … Copy and paste in Vim
Downloads of ArchBang Sway are not that great so can only assume that Wayland version is not that popular. Did think at the time I was pushing my users a little too far by switching window manager again. Thinking I should build both versions i3 and sway, to try to keep everyone happy. Again I … Thoughts on Wayland version….
Had to happen I just released Summer iso and the next day kernel 6.4 package lands.. So what is a guy to do well update iso image! Did manage add a small fix to grim for selecting an area of a screen as an image [Super + Print] also so you can view said images … Wait a day and a new kernel appears….