i3 (window manager)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I3_(window_manager) https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-use-i3-window-manager-ubuntu/ – how do I get my Ubuntu to use i3 instead of Gnome? https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/beginners-guide-i3-window-manager/ – also: which packages to install https://i3wm.org/docs/ https://i3wm.org/docs/refcard.html https://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html https://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html#_default_keybindings i3 is a minimalistic tiling window manager designed for X11 – it supports virtual desktops.

updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again — was: Microsoft Windows and the X Window System

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cygwin/X https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSH_tunnel $ startxwin I usually prefer the rootless way. My applications nowadays “usually” run on a Linux (Debian, …) system or AIX. Update 2018-04-18: After some cygwin updating startxwin prefers to shut down immediately instead of offering me a menu (“xwin-xdg-menu … — an XDG Desktop Menu Specification menu“) in the system tray.… Continue reading updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again — was: Microsoft Windows and the X Window System

Microsoft Windows and the X Window System — new title: updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cygwin/X https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSH_tunnel $ startxwin I usually prefer the rootless way. My applications nowadays “usually” run on a Linux (Debian, …) system or AIX. Update 2018-04-18: After some cygwin updating startxwin prefers to shut down immediately. I had no idea, that startxwin uses this start-up file: /etc/X11/xinit/startxwinrc . The last utility called there usually makes X wait… Continue reading Microsoft Windows and the X Window System — new title: updating my cygwin installation left me in trouble again