I would like to display uptime in common units (so not just in minutes if it is over an hour; also not just in seconds if it is over a minute; e.g., "1:02:30" for 1 hour, 2 minutes and 30 seconds would be my ideal time format) in my i3status bar. I have not even been able to find how to show uptime in the i3status bar in any units. I found this repo on GitHub that seemed to claim to do this but copying these configs gave me errors related to difficulty executing the
status_command line in this repo's config. Namely the
status_command line is:
status_command ~/.i3/i3status.sh ~/.i3/i3status.conf
guessing it only works with an older version of i3. Any ideas how to do this? here is my present
~/.i3status.conf file. My distribution is Gentoo Linux.