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|Name=i3
 
|Name=i3
 
|Short description=tiling window manager for X11
 
|Short description=tiling window manager for X11
|Full description=A tiling window manager for X11. One feature that makes it unique from most tiling window managers is that It allows you to place and create your windows in anyway you want to, based on a logical tree structure. It has excellent documentation for both users and developers.  
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|Full description=A tiling window manager for X11. One feature that makes it unique from most tiling window managers is that It allows you to place and create your windows in anyway you want to, based on a logical tree structure. It has excellent documentation for both users and developers.
 
|Homepage URL=http://i3wm.org/
 
|Homepage URL=http://i3wm.org/
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://code.i3wm.org/i3
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://code.i3wm.org/i3
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'''For users'''
 
'''For users'''
  
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html|'''User’s Guide''']]
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html|'''User’s Guide''']] Introduction and reference. Read this!
Introduction and reference. Read this!
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/multi-monitor.html|'''Multi-monitor''']] Interesting for users of the nVidia driver.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/debugging.html|'''Debugging i3''']] Explains you how to enable debug logging.
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/multi-monitor.html|'''Multi-monitor''']]
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/wsbar.html|'''External workspace bars''']] About bar programs such as i3bar or dzen2.
Interesting for users of the nVidia driver.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/refcard.html|'''i3 reference card''']] Might be useful to memorize i3’s shortcuts.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/debugging.html|'''Debugging i3''']]
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Explains you how to enable debug logging.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/wsbar.html|'''External workspace bars''']]
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About bar programs such as i3bar or dzen2.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/refcard.html|'''i3 reference card''']]
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Might be useful to memorize i3’s shortcuts.
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''' For developers '''
 
''' For developers '''
  
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/hacking-howto.html|'''Hacking Howto''']]
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/hacking-howto.html|'''Hacking Howto''']] Helps you if you want to get into i3’s source code.
Helps you if you want to get into i3’s source code.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/debugging.html|'''Debugging i3''']] Explains you how to enable debug logging.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/ipc.html|'''Inter process communication (IPC interface)''']] Read this if you want to talk to i3 within your script.
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/debugging.html|'''Debugging i3''']]
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/testsuite.html|'''i3 testsuite''']] Makes you able to read and write i3 testcases.
Explains you how to enable debug logging.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/i3bar-protocol.html|'''i3bar protocol''']] Documents the JSON based protocol which i3bar uses.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/ipc.html|'''Inter process communication (IPC interface)''']]
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Read this if you want to talk to i3 within your script.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/testsuite.html|'''i3 testsuite''']]
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Makes you able to read and write i3 testcases.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/i3bar-protocol.html|'''i3bar protocol''']]
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Documents the JSON based protocol which i3bar uses.
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''' User-contributed articles '''
 
''' User-contributed articles '''
  
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/buildbot.html|'''i3 buildbot setup''']] (2012-09, by Michael)
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/buildbot.html|'''i3 buildbot setup''']] (2012-09, by Michael) Describes the [http://www.buildbot.net/ buildbot] setup i3 uses for automatic docs, compilation and debian packages.
Describes the [http://www.buildbot.net/ buildbot] setup i3 uses for automatic docs, compilation and debian packages.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/lzap-config.html|'''Lukáš Zapletal’s i3 configuration''']] (2012-08, by Lukáš) A detailed explanation of Lukáš’s configuration of i3 and related tools.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/swapping-workspaces.html|'''Swapping workspaces''']] (2012-09, by Sagar) Shows how Sagar uses i3’s IPC interface to swap workspaces between two outputs.
* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/lzap-config.html|'''Lukáš Zapletal’s i3 configuration''']] (2012-08, by Lukáš)
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/conky-i3bar.html|'''Using conky with i3bar''']] (2012-11, by Gianrico) Shows how to configure conky to generate JSON input for i3bar (with colors)!
A detailed explanation of Lukáš’s configuration of i3 and related tools.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/py3status.html|'''Enhanced and extensible i3bar with py3status''']] (2013-02, by Ultrabug) Introduces py3status, a wrapper script for i3status which is easily extensible.
 
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/swapping-workspaces.html|'''Swapping workspaces''']] (2012-09, by Sagar)
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Shows how Sagar uses i3’s IPC interface to swap workspaces between two outputs.
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/conky-i3bar.html|'''Using conky with i3bar''']] (2012-11, by Gianrico)
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Shows how to configure conky to generate JSON input for i3bar (with colors)!
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* [[http://i3wm.org/docs/user-contributed/py3status.html|'''Enhanced and extensible i3bar with py3status''']] (2013-02, by Ultrabug)
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Introduces py3status, a wrapper script for i3status which is easily extensible.
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|Version identifier=4.6
 
|Version identifier=4.6
 
|Version date=2013/09/20
 
|Version date=2013/09/20
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|License=BSD 3Clause
 
|License=BSD 3Clause
 
|License copyright=Copyright © 2009-2011, Michael Stapelberg and contributors
 
|License copyright=Copyright © 2009-2011, Michael Stapelberg and contributors
 
 
|License verified by=Jgay
 
|License verified by=Jgay
 
|License verified date=2013/09/20
 
|License verified date=2013/09/20
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(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
 
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
 
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 
 
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Revision as of 15:13, 20 September 2013

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i3

http://i3wm.org/
A tiling window manager for X11. One feature that makes it unique from most tiling window managers is that It allows you to place and create your windows in anyway you want to, based on a logical tree structure. It has excellent documentation for both users and developers.

Documentation

For the latest and complete list of documentation, visit the i3 documentation page.

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User-contributed articles


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Download version 4.6 (mature)
released on 20 September 2013

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