I want to use the BSPWM edition of endevouros but I dont want to reinstall everything
Here is the repo
If you have knowledge of dotfiles, then you can easily copy paste the required dotfiles to the locations where they belong to.
Yes you can do that for sure!
Just read this complete post before continuing to do anything on your system.
From a terminal, run
git clone https://github.com/EndeavourOS-Community-Editions/bspwm.git cd bspwm chmod +x bspwm-install.sh ./bspwm-install.sh
Now, keep in mind, your rofi, polybar, dunst and termite configs will be re-written with what Endeavour OS provides. The Gtk configs will also be changed.
A different (and better imo) way to do it would be to clone the above repository link, and copy
.config/sxhkd to your
~/.config/ folder. Since you already use i3 I am assuming you understand what I am trying to say. You can always ask if you have any doubts.
Then install the required packages
yay -S bspwm sxhkd polybar
This should give you a minimal bspwm install of our configs.
Log out and log in to bspwm.
FWIW Here’s a tutorial that shows you how-to setup multiple wms in a single user space…
Looking at my earlier post, i see I missed out few things.
You need the Iosevka font on your system for polybar to work. There are two ways. You can from aur
yay -S nerd-fonts-iosevka
This package is over 100mb in size. If you don’t want this big package on your system, you can also download the single font file from our repo and place in your
This is the link. It is 1.2 mb. https://github.com/EndeavourOS-Community-Editions/bspwm/raw/main/IosevkaTermNerdFontComplete.ttf
Next, there is a powermenu. Get the file from here https://raw.githubusercontent.com/EndeavourOS-Community-Editions/bspwm/main/.config/rofi/powermenu.sh and save in
You will already have picom configuration from i3 edition.
Try from my first post, and these points. If you find something is missing, you can tell here. We’ll help you fix it.