adventures in blogging

Just a short trip through my strange computer based quests.

Managing Windows

August 07, 2019 — Sifr Nihilum

I thought I'd continue trying weird window managers. I don't really have a reason too. dwm is great after all, but... It's fun to see what's out there

I went a different direction this time, opting to see if there were any made in say, rust, or go. The easy answer is, yep. The one I found in rust looked a little more like something I wanted to have time to figure out, but the one in go seemed to have sane defaults from the start and it looked pretty interesting.

introducing wingo!

I'm really enjoying playing with it. Few factors if you choose to join me. First, the color scheme it comes with is freaking orange. I am not a big orange fan, so I switched it to nord as fast as possible. Second, I don't understand the key scheme the author opted for at all. Some of the options are on ctrl+key, some are on alt+key, some are on super+key. There doesn't seem to be a reason for it. They're not conflicting codes, just randomly opted for different keys. I'm sure they had their reasons, but... I prefer everything just hooked to the super key.

If you want to see what I ended up with my dotfiles are here. It all works pretty well now.

Tags: wingo, go, window-manager, dotfiles