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Offline josephd

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Debian + i3wm
« on: October 03, 2020, 11:03:27 pm »
I recently installed Debian Buster with i3 on a my spare drive and absolutely love how easy this tiling window manager is to configure. I'm using it mainly for terminal utilities.




i3 config: https://bitbucket.org/joseph-dickson/workspace/snippets/qnGjpL/my-i3-config-for-debian
blog post: https://www.linuxbookpro.com/debian-buster-i3wm/

This YouTube video about Debian is what inspired me to set up a second purpose based Debian drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUHmEO3_zjU

Although I have fantastic internet I got bored of logging onto my Xubuntu drive every so often just to run a few updates :P
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Re: Debian + i3wm
« Reply #1 on: Today at 12:40:09 am »
WMs are always fascinating to me... although I have tried them....very lightly but I never stuck with them to have one grow on me.. ;).. I seem always going back to xfce....lol but even still I hear once get the flow you don't really leave WMs after that.  8) thanks for sharing.

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Re: Debian + i3wm
« Reply #2 on: Today at 06:07:01 am »
WMs are always fascinating to me... although I have tried them....very lightly but I never stuck with them to have one grow on me.. ;)..

Me too! ;) 

If I'm remembering correctly, Peppermint used to have a builtin tweak tool back in its LXDE days that could help a user transition Peppermint to an Openbox configuration.  Cool stuff!  One of our Global Moderators, Slim.Fatz, was a whiz with Peppermint's Openbox configuration. ;)
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