Had quite a few issues with last iso image, namely no background or icons on panel. Thankfully have fixed both issues,was simply a case of missing packages. Started working on getting a theme going. Background is a image I took on my phone last weekend. Waybar has many more features as well as some application … Quite a few fixes and background now works….
My good friend Joe informed I had an error in sway config, nothing major just some doubled up keybinds all fixed now. Uploaded new image. Might have found a background that I can use for Summer release. Couple of other things are maybe add cpu and ram module to waybar. More work to do so … Quick update with fix
So I have started work on Summer release, uploading ‘beta’ iso very soon. Have switched from i3 to Sway running under Wayland. Been using Sway on my machines for a couple of weeks now and have got most things working without any major problems. Had tried Wayland a few years ago, nothing seemed to work … Started work on Summer release… Wayland replaces Xorg….
Am going to update iso image in a short while no major changes updated packages and new kernel. Downloads have been quite poor this week, guessing everyone is enjoying the hot weather. Am going to hold off Summer release as I am focused on switching ArchBang to use Sway. As you can imagine I will … Time for an update….
Well it always happens a new day and a kernel update, have rebuilt image and am uploading it now. Still not happy with bar in sway, waybar is good but most of the features I would never need or use. So went back to a simple script to display date and time. Have switched to … The very next day a kernel update…
Right updated ArchBang iso with latest packages and have uploaded image. Rebuild Project Vole with some minor changes and have uploaded that image too. Currently running Sway on both my desktop and laptop and for my daily needs have not found any major problems, other than still setting things up. Am going to switch Vole … Double trouble… or have uploaded two is images…
Was talking the living legend Joe at Endeavouros about a live Wayland based iso. Did try to run Fedora plasma wayland but could not get it to work so thought about building my own based on Archlinux. First major issue is that Wayland refuses to run under Virtualbox [at least on my system] know that … Want to try out Sway live? Read on….
Am building a new iso image which includes latest kernel. Bought a Sony Vaio off a friend for a few pounds and I love it, its old not very powerful but still a joy to use. First job upgrades, more ram, a bigger SSD, new cmos battery and clean of fan and re-paste cpu. Got … Update including latest kernel, a minor fix and stuff….
Never really liked or used default resize mode in i3, prefer to just use keyboard without entering a mode then having to press another key to exit. This is something I use so feel free to use different binds or just use the mouse. Super relates to Windows logo key on a keyboard, of course … Moving and resizing windows in i3 ….
Decided to update ArchBang iso today as there could be no pacman updates over the weekend. Here is a link to changes coming in Archlinux news, this should not really affect most users unless you are using testing. So this image will have latest kernel and packages and will rebuild if things change over the … Mid week update and Archlinux news