Questions tagged [i3]

i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager inspired by wmii. It supports tiling, stacking, and tabbing layouts.

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lampp not working with i3 window manager

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed the i3 window manager and have become pretty comfortable with it. And yesterday, When I tried to use Lampp for web dev, it didn't work. The window manager ...
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i3wm: Fn key causes certain apps to crash (Manjaro on ThinkPad E570)

Running i3wm on a Lenovo Thinkpad E570. Everything else typically works just fine. However, pressing the Fn key instantly kills Firefox (if open), all tray icons, and dunst. Some notes: There is ...
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GUI terminal won't open

I am using the i3 window manager on Debian Stretch and for some reason I can't open a terminal via Alt+Enter or dmenu. I have tried the default terminal and gnome-terminal. I have also tried removing ...
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ssh x11-ask-pass alternative? i3wm display fail

The project seems dead and that's a good thing because it was the weirdest tool I'm using in my entire configuration. Issues : It grabs the keyboard/mouse until you set the right password, ...
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Suckless utilities give XOpenIM failed error

whenever i try to run a suckless app like dmenu or suckless terminal it gives the following error: XOpenIM failed. Could not open input device. how can i fix this error and be able to run dmenu?
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bumblebee-status returns error in i3wm while i3status and i3blocks both work fine

I am running the i3 window manager on Xubuntu Yakketty, kernel 4.9.9 When I try to use the bumblebee-status project 1 as my status bar, I get an error message "Error: status_command process exited ...