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Since version 4.8, something like that is part of i3 and there's a detailed guide on the website, but here's a short version: Once you've set up a workspace like you want it to be, save its layout with i3-save-tree --workspace <whichever workspace you want> > ~/.i3/layout-ws-<xyz>.json into the file ~/.i3/layout-ws-xyz.json. You'll then ...


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A desktop environment (DE) is a combination of programs that define the interaction of the user and his applications. Examples: Ubuntu's Unity, GNOME, KDE A desktop session is a running instance of a desktop environment. A GDM session is a session of the X display manager GDM (Gnome Display Manager), which mainly allows you to choose a desktop environment ...


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You are looking for tiling window managers having non-tiling windows capabilities. Maybe the answer is not getting something working out-of-the-box, but using something like openbox or fluxbox (which allows to use everything you put in your description, and being mouse-friendly) plus an add-on or program running on top of that - for example, check the ...


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One solution is to change the terminal variable to vt100 before ssh'ing, e.g. run export TERM=vt100 This works because usually initialization scripts look at the terminal variable and only change it title it it's xterm. You lose alternate screens, colors and maybe some other fancy features you may or may not appreciate. If you want to keep the local ...



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