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Bspwm session displays only grey screen and keybindings dont work

Here are my bspwmrc and sxhkdrc files #AUTOSTART picom --config ~/.config/picom/picom.conf nitrogen --restore & $HOME/.config/polybar/launch.sh pgrep -x sxhkd > /dev/null || sxhkd & ...
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X11: can't set custom keyboard layout when pressing Super key

I want to change the default QWERTY layout to colemak layout. I use bspwm with its default sxhkd. I tried setting it in the X11 config file: /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/30-keyboard.conf: Section "...
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Switching keyboard layouts

END GOAL I use Arch Linux with bspwm as my window manager and sxhkd as a hotkey daemon. I want to map a certain key combination in my sxhkdrc so that it shuffles through different keyboard layouts. ...
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Which process handles XF86 keys?

There are multimedia buttons in my keyboard, the key I am actually interested in are Brightness keys (XF86MonBrightness{UP|DOWN}). I am using bspwm window manager, and without any sxhkdrc config the ...
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Partially unrecognized shortcuts in sxhkd

I'm on VirtualBox running Arch and Bspwm. My keyboard layout is AZERTY. The following line of the sxhkdrc file doesn't works as expected. Everything is at default. super + {_,shift + }{1-9,10} bspc {...
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How to remap Fn keys in Linux on Lenovo IdeaPad laptop?

My Lenovo IdeaPad 3 laptop has a row of function keys which also have extra functions like brightness control, volume control etc. I use Artix Linux and I don't have a desktop environment so I have ...
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Control mpv and mpd in the same time smarter in sxhkd

I'm using bspwm as my WM, and sxhkd as my hotkeys. This was my old sxhkdrc that only controled my music(mpd): ... XF86Audio{Next,Prev,Play,Stop} mpc {next,prev,toggle,stop} ... But I changed it ...
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bind held key without blocking typing

I have a foot pedal that I would like to toggle a file's contents when pressed and released. I have got the foot pedal acting like a normal key with a keycode and disabled it from repeating with xset -...
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xdotool not working with sxhkd?

ctrl + 2 xdotool type Test Message Added the above line to sxhkdrc with no effect. Using different commands works, but for some reason any xdotool command doesn't work... If i run that command in ...
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Setting a keyboard shortcut to interactively select a screenshot (sxhkd/scrot)

I would like to add a keyboard shortcut using sxhkd let me select a region of my desktop to screenshot using scrot. This should be accomplished by adding this section to my sxhkd file, ctrl + alt + x ...
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Is it possible to change bspwm binds to work like tmux binds?

I come from tmux and I was wondering if its possible to configure sxhkd and bspwm to have binds just like it. For example, Assuming my C-w is my prefix rather than the default C-b tmux prefix C-w h # ...
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Why am I having these issues in sxhkd?

First issue: So, in my sxhkd config, I have these lines: super + i; b export b=$(acpi); notify-send -t 2000 $b super + i; r export r=$(free -h | awk '{print $6}' | sed 's/available//'); ...
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How to remap a combination of buttons clicks to run a script

I'm running BSPWM as my tiling window manager, and SXHKD as my mapping tool. And i want to kill the current window when i click a combination of: button1 + button1 + button3 (double left click + right ...
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Can't start sxhkd as a systemd service

I'm using bspwm on my Arch Linux install and I need to run the sxhkd hotkey daemon to launch my applications. Up to now, the launch script was in my .config/bspwm/bspwmrc (which is a simple bash ...
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Where do I get xcb_event.h?

I'm 'make'-ing SXHKD on MX Linux to try keybindings and I get: $ make cc -std=c99 -pedantic -Wall -Wextra -D_POSIX_C_SOURCE=200112L -DVERSION=\"0.6.1\" -c -o sxhkd.o src/sxhkd.c src/sxhkd.c:...
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Launching urxvt with calendar (cal) using sxhkd

Hi I'm trying to launch cal with sxhkd. And it doesn't work, the terminal window is closed right after the command is executed. I tried to do it using the following: # launch urxvt 20x8 with cal super ...
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