We need to know a file and a folder for Spectrwm
Polybar is going to be our menu at the top. You can read all the articles about polybar here.
I need to set my keyboard to azerty…. I need to do much more. That is covered in this article.
We go over all the components.
Picom (used to be be compton) has 3 big parts in its file.
We have an Arch Wiki page to learn even more.
Choose glx or xrender. Only if you have trouble with your graphical hardware.
We use it to make sure that CTRL + ALT + T opens a terminal and many other keyboard shortcuts.
In order for it to work we launch the sxhkd (d=daemon) in autostart.
The files needs to be in some kind of syntax.
- If it starts with
#, it is ignored.
- If it starts with one or more white space commands, it is read as a command.
- Otherwise, it is parsed as a hotkey: each key name is separated by spaces and/or
All the keyboard shortcuts you know, will be the same in all our desktops.