Herbstudtwm help

Leonardo_B

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how do you lanch dmenu in Herbstudtwm? this is my configation file .

#!/usr/bin/env bash

# this is a simple config for herbstluftwm

hc() {
herbstclient "[email protected]"
}

hc emit_hook reload

xsetroot -solid '#5A8E3A'

# remove all existing keybindings
hc keyunbind --all

# keybindings
# if you have a super key you will be much happier with Mod set to Mod4
Mod=Mod1 # Use alt as the main modifier
#Mod=Mod4 # Use the super key as the main modifier

hc keybind $Mod-Shift-q quit
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-r reload
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-c close
hc keybind $Mod-Return spawn ${TERMINAL:-xterm} # use your $TERMINAL with xterm as fallback

# basic movement
# focusing clients
hc keybind $Mod-Left focus left
hc keybind $Mod-Down focus down
hc keybind $Mod-Up focus up
hc keybind $Mod-Right focus right
hc keybind $Mod-h focus left
hc keybind $Mod-j focus down
hc keybind $Mod-k focus up
hc keybind $Mod-l focus right

# moving clients
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-Left shift left
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-Down shift down
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-Up shift up
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-Right shift right
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-h shift left
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-j shift down
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-k shift up
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-l shift right

# splitting frames
# create an empty frame at the specified direction
hc keybind $Mod-u split bottom 0.5
hc keybind $Mod-o split right 0.5
# let the current frame explode into subframes
hc keybind $Mod-Control-space split explode

# resizing frames
resizestep=0.05
hc keybind $Mod-Control-h resize left +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-j resize down +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-k resize up +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-l resize right +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-Left resize left +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-Down resize down +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-Up resize up +$resizestep
hc keybind $Mod-Control-Right resize right +$resizestep

# tags
tag_names=( {1..9} )
tag_keys=( {1..9} 0 )

hc rename default "${tag_names[0]}" || true
for i in ${!tag_names[@]} ; do
hc add "${tag_names[$i]}"
key="${tag_keys[$i]}"
if ! [ -z "$key" ] ; then
hc keybind "$Mod-$key" use_index "$i"
hc keybind "$Mod-Shift-$key" move_index "$i"
fi
done

# cycle through tags
hc keybind $Mod-period use_index +1 --skip-visible
hc keybind $Mod-comma use_index -1 --skip-visible

# layouting
hc keybind $Mod-r remove
hc keybind $Mod-s floating toggle
hc keybind $Mod-f fullscreen toggle
hc keybind $Mod-p pseudotile toggle
# The following cycles through the available layouts within a frame, but skips
# layouts, if the layout change wouldn't affect the actual window positions.
# I.e. if there are two windows within a frame, the grid layout is skipped.
hc keybind $Mod-space \
or , and . compare tags.focus.curframe_wcount = 2 \
. cycle_layout +1 vertical horizontal max vertical grid \
, cycle_layout +1

# mouse
hc mouseunbind --all
hc mousebind $Mod-Button1 move
hc mousebind $Mod-Button2 zoom
hc mousebind $Mod-Button3 resize

# focus
hc keybind $Mod-BackSpace cycle_monitor
hc keybind $Mod-Tab cycle_all +1
hc keybind $Mod-Shift-Tab cycle_all -1
hc keybind $Mod-c cycle
hc keybind $Mod-i jumpto urgent

# theme
hc attr theme.tiling.reset 1
hc attr theme.floating.reset 1
hc set frame_border_active_color '#222222'
hc set frame_border_normal_color '#101010'
hc set frame_bg_normal_color '#565656'
hc set frame_bg_active_color '#345F0C'
hc set frame_border_width 1
hc set always_show_frame 1
hc set frame_bg_transparent 1
hc set frame_transparent_width 5
hc set frame_gap 4

hc attr theme.active.color '#9fbc00'
hc attr theme.normal.color '#454545'
hc attr theme.urgent.color orange
hc attr theme.inner_width 1
hc attr theme.inner_color black
hc attr theme.border_width 3
hc attr theme.floating.border_width 4
hc attr theme.floating.outer_width 1
hc attr theme.floating.outer_color black
hc attr theme.active.inner_color '#3E4A00'
hc attr theme.active.outer_color '#3E4A00'
hc attr theme.background_color '#141414'

hc set window_gap 0
hc set frame_padding 0
hc set smart_window_surroundings 0
hc set smart_frame_surroundings 1
hc set mouse_recenter_gap 0

# rules
hc unrule -F
#hc rule class=XTerm tag=3 # move all xterms to tag 3
hc rule focus=on # normally focus new clients
#hc rule focus=off # normally do not focus new clients
# give focus to most common terminals
#hc rule class~'(.*[Rr]xvt.*|.*[Tt]erm|Konsole)' focus=on
hc rule windowtype~'_NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_(DIALOG|UTILITY|SPLASH)' pseudotile=on
hc rule windowtype='_NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_DIALOG' focus=on
hc rule windowtype~'_NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_(NOTIFICATION|DOCK|DESKTOP)' manage=off

hc set tree_style '╾│ ├└╼─┐'

# unlock, just to be sure
hc unlock

# do multi monitor setup here, e.g.:
# hc set_monitors 1280x1024+0+0 1280x1024+1280+0
# or simply:
# hc detect_monitors

# find the panel
panel=~/.config/herbstluftwm/panel.sh
[ -x "$panel" ] || panel=/etc/xdg/herbstluftwm/panel.sh
for monitor in $(herbstclient list_monitors | cut -d: -f1) ; do
# start it on each monitor
"$panel" $monitor &
done
 


forester

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I never could figure that WM out enough to get proficient at it. So here, have a go at it, yourself!
Good luck!
 
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