Python I3wm

Open-source Python projects categorized as I3wm

Top 23 Python I3wm Projects

  • i3wm-themer

    🎨 Theme collection manager for i3-wm

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  • bumblebee-status

    bumblebee-status is a modular, theme-able status line generator for the i3 window manager.

  • py3status

    py3status is an extensible i3status wrapper written in python

  • autotiling

    Script for sway and i3 to automatically switch the horizontal / vertical window split orientation

  • Project mention: I cannot write "^" in the terminal | /r/ManjaroLinux | 2023-12-08

    # i1 config file (v4) # # Please see https://i3wm.org/docs/userguide.html for a complete reference! # # This config file uses keycodes (bindsym) and was written for the QWERTY # layout. # # To get a config file with the same key positions, but for your current # layout, use the i3-config-wizard # The modifier used all along this configuration file. It is the super key. # Mod1 = Alt, Mod4 = super set $mod Mod4 # local conf. Differ depending on the computer include ~/.config/i3/local.conf # A nice autotiling # needs to use the script in https://github.com/nwg-piotr/autotiling exec_always --no-startup-id autotiling # Font for window titles. Will also be used by the bar unless a different font # is used in the bar {} block below. # font pango:monospace 12 # This font is widely installed, provides lots of unicode glyphs, right-to-left # text rendering and scalability on retina/hidpi displays (thanks to pango). font pango:DejaVu Sans Mono 14 # Start XDG autostart .desktop files using dex. See also # https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/XDG_Autostart exec --no-startup-id dex --autostart --environment i3 # The combination of xss-lock, nm-applet and pactl is a popular choice, so # they are included here as an example. Modify as you see fit. # xss-lock grabs a logind suspend inhibit lock and will use i3lock to lock the # screen before suspend. Use loginctl lock-session to lock your screen. exec --no-startup-id xss-lock --transfer-sleep-lock -- i3lock --nofork # NetworkManager is the most popular way to manage wireless networks on Linux, # and nm-applet is a desktop environment-independent system tray GUI for it. exec --no-startup-id nm-applet # use these keys for focus, movement, and resize directions when reaching for # the arrows is not convenient set $up k set $down j set $left h set $right l # use Mouse+$mod to drag floating windows to their wanted position floating_modifier $mod # start a terminal bindsym $mod+Return exec i3-sensible-terminal bindsym $mod+t exec i3-sensible-terminal # start applications # bindsym $mod+Shift+f exec firefox # bindsym $mod+Shift+z exec zathura # terminal applications # Cause i use konsole terminal... # bindsym $mod+Shift+r exec konsole -e ranger # bindsym $mod+Shift+n exec konsole -e nvim # kill focused window bindsym $mod+Shift+q kill # start dmenu (a program launcher) # bindsym $mod+d exec --no-startup-id dmenu_run # A more modern dmenu replacement is rofi: set $rofi exec "rofi -modi drun,run -show drun -show-icons" # some added scripts set $rofi_scripts ~/.config/rofi bindsym $mod+d exec "rofi -modi drun,run -show drun -show-icons" # doesn't work bindsym $mod+b exec $rofi_scripts/i3_switch_workspace.sh bindsym $mod+Shift+b exec "rofi -show window -show-icons" # There also is i3-dmenu-desktop which only displays applications shipping a # .desktop file. It is a wrapper around dmenu, so you need that installed. # bindsym $mod+d exec --no-startup-id i3-dmenu-desktop # change focus bindsym $mod+$left focus left bindsym $mod+$down focus down bindsym $mod+$up focus up bindsym $mod+$right focus right # alternatively, you can use the cursor keys: bindsym $mod+Left focus left bindsym $mod+Down focus down bindsym $mod+Up focus up bindsym $mod+Right focus right # move focused window bindsym $mod+Shift+$left move left bindsym $mod+Shift+$down move down bindsym $mod+Shift+$up move up bindsym $mod+Shift+$right move right # alternatively, you can use the cursor keys: bindsym $mod+Shift+Left move left bindsym $mod+Shift+Down move down bindsym $mod+Shift+Up move up bindsym $mod+Shift+Right move right # split in horizontal orientation bindsym $mod+Shift+v split h # split in vertical orientation bindsym $mod+v split v # enter fullscreen mode for the focused container bindsym $mod+f fullscreen toggle # change container layout (stacked, tabbed, toggle split) bindsym $mod+s layout stacking bindsym $mod+w layout tabbed bindsym $mod+e layout toggle split # toggle tiling / floating bindsym $mod+Shift+space floating toggle # change focus between tiling / floating windows bindsym $mod+space focus mode_toggle # focus the parent container bindsym $mod+a focus parent # focus the child container bindsym $mod+z focus child # Show the next scratchpad window or hide the focused scratchpad window. # If there are multiple scratchpad windows, this command cycles through them. bindsym $mod+c scratchpad show # move the currently focused window to the scratchpad bindsym $mod+Shift+c move scratchpad # Define names for default workspaces for which we configure key bindings later on. # We use variables to avoid repeating the names in multiple places. set $ws1 "1" set $ws2 "2" set $ws3 "3" set $ws4 "4" set $ws5 "5" set $ws6 "6" set $ws7 "7" set $ws8 "8" set $ws9 "9" set $ws10 "10" # switch to workspace bindsym $mod+1 workspace number $ws1 bindsym $mod+2 workspace number $ws2 bindsym $mod+3 workspace number $ws3 bindsym $mod+4 workspace number $ws4 bindsym $mod+5 workspace number $ws5 bindsym $mod+6 workspace number $ws6 bindsym $mod+7 workspace number $ws7 bindsym $mod+8 workspace number $ws8 bindsym $mod+9 workspace number $ws9 bindsym $mod+0 workspace number $ws10 #navigate workspaces next / previous, as for the navigation after the f/t bindsym $mod+semicolon workspace next bindsym $mod+comma workspace prev # move focused container to workspace bindsym $mod+Shift+1 move container to workspace number $ws1 bindsym $mod+Shift+2 move container to workspace number $ws2 bindsym $mod+Shift+3 move container to workspace number $ws3 bindsym $mod+Shift+4 move container to workspace number $ws4 bindsym $mod+Shift+5 move container to workspace number $ws5 bindsym $mod+Shift+6 move container to workspace number $ws6 bindsym $mod+Shift+7 move container to workspace number $ws7 bindsym $mod+Shift+8 move container to workspace number $ws8 bindsym $mod+Shift+9 move container to workspace number $ws9 bindsym $mod+Shift+0 move container to workspace number $ws10 # For example, if you are on the workspace 1 and you hit $mod+2, you’ll switch to workspace 2. # Then, if you hit $mod+2 again, you’ll go back to your previous workspaces, workspace 1. workspace_auto_back_and_forth no # reload the configuration file # bindsym $mod+Shift+c reload bindsym $mod+r restart # restart i3 inplace (preserves your layout/session, can be used to upgrade i3) # exit i3 (logs you out of your X session) bindsym $mod+Shift+e exec "i3-nagbar -t warning -m 'You pressed the exit shortcut. Do you really want to exit i3? This will end your X session.' -B 'Yes, exit i3' 'i3-msg exit'" # resize window (you can also use the mouse for that) mode "resize" { # These bindings trigger as soon as you enter the resize mode # Pressing left will shrink the window’s width. # Pressing right will grow the window’s width. # Pressing up will shrink the window’s height. # Pressing down will grow the window’s height. bindsym $left resize shrink width 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym $down resize grow height 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym $up resize shrink height 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym $right resize grow width 10 px or 10 ppt # same bindings, but for the arrow keys bindsym Left resize shrink width 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym Down resize grow height 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym Up resize shrink height 10 px or 10 ppt bindsym Right resize grow width 10 px or 10 ppt # back to normal: Enter or Escape or $mod+r bindsym Return mode "default" bindsym Escape mode "default" bindsym $mod+r mode "default" } bindsym $mod+Shift+s mode "resize" # Start i3bar to display a workspace bar (plus the system information i3status # finds out, if available) bar { font pango:Exo2, FontAwesome5Free, FontAwesome5Brands, SymbolsNerdFont 12 status_command i3blocks position bottom } # for polybar # exec_always --no-startup-id $HOME/polybar-collection/launch.sh # a mode to exit, more practical that the $mod+Shift+e that forces the use of mouse. mode "exit: [l]ogout, [r]eboot, [s]hutdown" { bindsym l exec i3-msg exit bindsym r exec systemctl reboot bindsym s exec systemctl poweroff bindsym Escape mode "default" bindsym Return mode "default" bindsym $mod+x mode "default" } # I added fullscreen disable in order for the message to always be visible bindsym $mod+x fullscreen disable mode "exit: [l]ogout, [r]eboot, [s]hutdown" # command to rename current workspace, n for 'name' # NOT A GOOD IDEA. Would break the usefullness of the binding for workspaces 1,2,3... # bindsym $mod+n exec i3-input -F 'rename workspace to "%s"' -P 'New workspace name: ' # bindsym $mod+Shift+n exec i3-input -F 'title_format "%s"' -P 'New windows name: ' # configure gaps gaps inner 5 gaps outer 5 # need to be installed! config file in /etc/xdg/picom.conf # used by flashfocus exec_always --no-startup-id picom # See https://github.com/fennerm/flashfocus/wiki exec_always --no-startup-id flashfocus # flashfocus can also be bound to a keystroke. # bindsym $mod+n exec --no-startup-id flash_window # Not really for i3, but to put zathura as default viewer: # source https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/zathura # xdg-mime default org.pwmt.zathura.desktop application/pdf

  • i3ipc-python

    🐍 An improved Python library to control i3wm and sway.

  • azote

    Wallpaper manager for wlroots-based compositors and some other WMs

  • Project mention: Azote 1.12.3 | /r/nwg_shell | 2023-07-10

    fixed crash on spaces in directory names #184 by @rabbitselector

  • i3-workspace-groups

    Manage i3wm workspaces in groups

  • Project mention: Wayfire (a Wayland compositor) 0.8.0 announcement | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-10-10
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  • i3scripts

    My scripts for enhancing i3wm

  • i3expo-ng

    Exposè for i3 WM. Fork of https://gitlab.com/d.reis/i3expo to fix crashes and improve features/usability

  • dot_files

    My dot_files for linux - i3, zinit, tmux, tmuxinator, urxvt and Co

  • polybar-now-playing

    Script for polybar to display and control media(not only Spotify) using DBus.

  • polybar-i3-windows

  • swayinfo

    Some goodies for use in Sway and i3 wm

  • i3altlayout

    i3wm efficient screen real estate

  • mounch

    A simple rofi launcher

  • i3-sticky

    Sticky tiling windows for i3

  • wmcompanion

    Desktop event listener for minimal window manager users

  • dotfiles

    Bash, Python, IPython scripts, and userspace configuration https://westurner.org/dotfiles/ (by westurner)

  • Project mention: How Steve Jobs Saved Apple with the Online Apple Store | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-11-10
  • layman

    a layout management framework for sway/i3

  • psuinfo

    A psutil-based command to display customizable system usage info in a single line, for Tint2 executors or CLI

  • i3ipc-dynamic-tiling

    A Python IPC implementation of dynamic tiling for the i3 and sway window managers.

  • rofi-notion

    Quickly create new Notion pages for your databases with rofi as GUI.

  • dotfiles

    Arch Linux sway/i3 setup on a System76 Oryx Pro 7 (by Geigerkind)

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020).

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  • How to switch focus to last selected window?

    3 projects | /r/i3wm | 14 May 2023
  • i3's titlebar isn't rendering the fonts correctly. And the current font im using it JetBrainsMono Nerd Font, but i've also tried this using non-monospaced fonts like Noto Sans as well. All of it gives the same result. Thanks in advance.

    1 project | /r/i3wm | 4 Apr 2023
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Index

What are some of the best open-source I3wm projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 i3wm-themer 2,193
2 bumblebee-status 1,200
3 py3status 884
4 autotiling 842
5 i3ipc-python 837
6 azote 339
7 i3-workspace-groups 219
8 i3scripts 160
9 i3expo-ng 157
10 dot_files 79
11 polybar-now-playing 68
12 polybar-i3-windows 49
13 swayinfo 46
14 i3altlayout 45
15 mounch 42
16 i3-sticky 40
17 wmcompanion 40
18 dotfiles 39
19 layman 33
20 psuinfo 28
21 i3ipc-dynamic-tiling 21
22 rofi-notion 16
23 dotfiles 11

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