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dcore:dwm_tutorial [2016/06/11 07:17]
nitram [Setup dmenu]
dcore:dwm_tutorial [2016/06/13 00:58] (current)
nitram [dCore dwm with dmenu and conky-cli Tutorial]
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 This tutorial explains how to quickly install and set up dwm in dCore with dmenu and conky-cli. It utilizes pre-compiled dwm direct from Ubuntu using preset keyboard shortcuts. These applications are well documented online. Additional steps required for those wishing to re-compile with patches and custom shortcuts. See the dwm tutorial for basic usage. Review the resource links below for much more information. Tested on dCore-wily.  This tutorial explains how to quickly install and set up dwm in dCore with dmenu and conky-cli. It utilizes pre-compiled dwm direct from Ubuntu using preset keyboard shortcuts. These applications are well documented online. Additional steps required for those wishing to re-compile with patches and custom shortcuts. See the dwm tutorial for basic usage. Review the resource links below for much more information. Tested on dCore-wily. 
  
-dmenu works well and picks up OnDemand SCEs, negating the need for an officially supported OnDemand menu. Press Alt-p to display known system applications across the status bar. Begin typing the name of the desired application, the menu sorts and highlights the closest match. Press Enter to select, PageUp/Down to scroll, Escape cancels. OnDemand items are automatically loaded and launched provided they have a proper desktop file (ie. most graphic extensions).+dmenu works well and picks up OnDemand SCEs, negating the need for an officially supported OnDemand and System Tools menu. Press Alt-p to display known system applications across the status bar. Begin typing the name of the desired application, the menu sorts and highlights the closest match. Press Enter to select, PageUp/Down to scroll, Escape cancels. OnDemand items are automatically loaded and launched provided they have a proper desktop file (ie. most graphic extensions).
  
-conky-cli is efficient and extensible, requiring minimal configuration. The basic .conkyrc below contains only two lines! It runs in the upper status bar and is always visible except when accessing dmenu.   +conky-cli is efficient and extensible. It requires minimal configuration, the .conkyrc below contains only two lines! It runs in the upper status bar and is always visible except when accessing dmenu.
  
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