Installing AwesomeWM

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  • awesome

    awesome window manager (by awesomeWM)

    # you need compiler(skip this if you already have them) sudo xbps-install make cmake gcc # Install Lua sudo xbps-install lua53 lua54 lua53-lgi lua54-lgi # AwesomeWM Dependencies sudo xbps-install ruby-asciidoctor ImageMagick pkg-config xmlto libxcb-devel pango-devel xcb-util-devel xcb-util-image-devel xcb-util-keysyms-devel xcb-util-wm-devel xcb-util-cursor-devel startup-notification-devel libxdg-basedir-devel gdk-pixbuf-devel dbus-devel libxkbcommon-devel xcb-util-xrm-devel dbus-x11 pango git # Compile from the Source. git clone https://github.com/awesomeWM/awesome.git cd awesome make sudo make install # Alternatively you can install from the xbps-src, but xbps-src installs release version from years ago.

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