fell , (edited ) to programming
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I am once again considering to write my own window manager

...unless the setup I am thinking of is already possible, let me construct this in your head:

On the top of the screen, there is narrow status bar, which is split into two parts. On the right side of the bar, you have your clock, your battery, your signal strength and so on.

On the left side, there is a clickable tab for every window you have opened. It's like browser tabs: Every window always uses the entire space below the status bar.

On the far left, there could be an icon which opens a searchable list of applications, kind of like but vertical. Everything supports mouse input as you would expect.

Does that exist? Should I make it? It would be awesome for smaller screens, like phones.

Edit: I should add that I'm planning to run it on a Nokia N900 with a single 600 MHz CPU core, 256 MB RAM and a resolution of 800×480 pixels. Existing full desktop environments like Xfce4, LXDE, and so on are way to heavy to run.

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daredevil , to linux in Question about High Refresh Rate Monitors and High Res Monitors on linux
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Chiming in to say is what resolved this issue for me. I had to switch from Linux Mint Cinnamon to + and I'm much happier with my setup now.

daredevil , to linux in Xorg or Wayland?
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has been much better for my setup thus far

melroy Admin , to linux in Wayland or X11? Why?
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Wayland! When xfce comes with Wayland? When Linux Mint have wayland?

daredevil , (edited ) to linux in What are some things you wish you had known when switching to Linux?
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Though I enjoy and am currently using , I wish I learned about sooner. I didn't understand why game performance felt so off with my dual monitor setup for several months. I have since dabbled with an DE for some gaming, and Wayland support has alleviated those problems. However, I plan to look into other options when I've organized my data a bit more and establish proper backups. Learning , , , and tweaking were also useful for making my workflow into what it is. Also, I wish I knew how bad and support would be. Despite getting used to their applications, the absence of feature parity is immensely disappointing.

Z572 , to random Chinese

趁这周放假终于把 guile-wayland 的 scanner 写的差不多了,一个差不多 500 行的宏。

ManyRoads , to linux
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"How to make Conky work on SwayWM and I presume on other Wayland desktop systems, as well.


ManyRoads , to linux
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ManyRoads , to linux
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SwayWM/ Wayland Tutorial.

This is a fairly lengthy tutorial, it includes relevant dotfiles, etc. and is Free.


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