Polybar aims to help users build beautiful and highly customizable status bars for their desktop environment, without the need of having a black belt in shell scripting. It has built-in functionality to display information about the most commonly used services. Has a large number of built-in widgets for many different facets of system status.
In the AUR.
Text mode window environment. A "retro" program for embedded or remote systems, that doubles as X11 terminal and text-mode equivalent of VNC server. It's a serious oversimplification, but think text-mode X, or maybe something like Desqview for DOS. Mouse support, window manager, terminal emulator and networked clients, all inside a text display.
A hacked X server that displays everything as ASCII art.
A short blog post about enabling multi-touch mode for touchpads in Linux.
gksudo gedit /etc/hal/fdi/policy/11-x11-synaptics.fdi
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.touchpad">
<merge key="input.x11_driver" type="string">synaptics</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.SHMConfig" type="string">On</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.EmulateTwoFingerMinZ" type="string">90</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.VertTwoFingerScroll" type="string">1</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.HorizTwoFingerScroll" type="string">1</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton1" type="string">1</merge>
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton2" type="string">3</merge> <!--two finger tap -> middle clieck(3) -->
<merge key="input.x11_options.TapButton3" type="string">2</merge> <!--three finger tap -> right click(2). almost impossible to click -->
sudo /etc/init.d/hal restart
How to install vim from the FreeBSD ports collection without it installing most of X along with it.
make WITHOUT_X11=yes install clean
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