Index ¦ Archives ¦ Tags ¦ Learning Progress ¦ RSS > Category: tools

A Guided Tour of an i3 Configuration

Estimated read time: 21 minutes

This article will go over my dear i3 configuration file, which contains quite a few sections I hope I had stumbled upon right from the start when I got introduced to the tiling window manager world. It would probably have been less scary and intimidating. May you find the shortcut you needed!


My Current Set of Tools and Customizations

Estimated read time: 2 minutes

I like to keep track of the tools I use and see the shifts that occur over time — may it be switching from a graphical interface to a command-line one or finding a totally new workflow for an existing need. Without further ado, here’s the list!


Tip the Scales in Times of Instability With the Rock-Solid Debian

Estimated read time: 10 minutes

Desperate times call for the best Linux experience possible… And in my experience so far, the Debian distribution with the Xfce desktop environment or with the even lighter alternative i3 tiling window manager makes for a very smooth ride.


Suckless: Minimalist Tools That Work Great

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

I have been using a few different tools from suckless.org for a while and I must say that once everything is configured properly, they are a joy to use. Some tools, like dmenu and slock, seem simple on the surface, but they allow to simplify your workflow by quite a bit. Another one, st, is a truly fantastic and lightweight terminal!


Surfing with qutebrowser — a Keyboard-Driven Web Browser

Estimated read time: 5 minutes

I recently started using this software as my main web browser and, as a Vim (Neovim) user, I must say I am finding the adventure quite compelling!

© Sébastien Lavoie. Built in Python using Pelican v4.6.0. Theme adapted from Giulio Fidente on GitHub.