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BSPWM blank screen

I was determined to battle this through without having to ask for help ... yet here I am. I'm fairly new to this but I just can't get bspwm loading up with anything. Entering startx just gives me a ...
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bspwm rule is not applied

In my bspwmrc file, I have this rule: bspc rule -a scratchpad-urxvt state=floating sticky=on center=true However, when I call URxvt like so: urxvt -geometry 100x30 -name scratchpad-urxvt then ...
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urxvt not loading the icons for lf filemanager

I am using urxvt Below is my .Xresources file URxvt*buffered: false URxvt.font: xft:monospace:size=15,xft:DejaVuSansMono Nerd Font:size=10 URxvt*letterSpace:-1 URxvt.scrollBar: false URxvt*...
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How to make sure a keycode is unused and does nothing?

I use bspwm and want to be able to move stacked windows with mouse without having to press pointer_modifier. The only workaround I can think to this is make a unused key be constantly pressed, and ...
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xmodmap super key not detected by sxhkd

I am using bspwm. My keyboard has the super key too near to altgr and when trying to write a "{" I often accidentally switch to the 7th workspace, so I thought it'd be best to swap super key with alt ...
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sh -c and exec works in prompt but not in Shebang script

I try to execute Xsession logout via shell script: xfce4-session-logout --logout The above option (or -l) allows logout without confirmation. It works fine in bash prompt, but instead of sh, I have ...
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PWM signal with cat /dev/urandom | bzip2 > /dev/null command

I am using a C program to generate a pwm on Zybo board, and I want to apply CPU load using cat /dev/urandom | bzip2 > /dev/null. How can this command be executed at the same time with C code ?
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How to zoom/magnify on linux without compiz (bspwm)

I'd like to have the functionality described in this video. Basically, use super+scrollup/down or pinch in/out on my touchpad to zoom in a certain area of the screen like on a phone or tablet. Sadly ...
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Unable to compile bspwm

I've recently tried to switch from i3 preconfigured with archLabs to bspwm un debian. After I installed the base packages for Debian I install the necessary dependencies of bspwm as I saw in a guide ...
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Bspwm: resizing windows creates visual artifacts

I'm having some problems when resizing certain windows in bspwm. Examples: https://youtu.be/1uOcOCSVsvM. Visual Studio Code: this one is obvious https://youtu.be/PmRwh_S6gIY. 2 Sublime Text windows,...
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Plasma-browser-integration breaks with `export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=“qt5ct”`

I use plasma-browser-integration (not using KDE) to get firefox websites (like youtube, netflix..) to respond to mpris commands like play/pause, and to get the playback status (playing/paused) so I ...
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How can I switch users in NixOS?

I'm using the BSPWM window manager in NixOS, and using home-manager to handle the session. SDDM is my display manager. I can log in just fine, but I don't know how to switch users. On Arch, TTY1 (Ctrl+...
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bspwm on cygwin - slow redraw isssue

I have managed to compile bspwm tiling window manager under cygwin 2.10.0(0.325/5/3) (Windows 7), compared to Openbox, LXDE or fwvm the performance is quite bad. Can you please suggest me some ideas ...
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Getting a sticky background terminal running on the bspwm workspace in fullscreen

I am attempting to have a terminal running a custom command in the background layer of my window manager in full screen mode on boot. attempted to execute in bspwmrc, but did not execute on boot #!/...
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write error: broken pipe with lemonbar script

I'm trying to pipe a bar script into lemonbar in bspwm. In my bspwmrc I have: ~/.config/bspwm/lemonbar.sh | lemonbar -p lemonbar.sh contains: #!/bin/bash clock() { date +%H:%M:%S } while ...