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  • fish (like a terminal overlay?)
  • x... some term than can use keyboard for cut/paste
  • configure zsh
  • QtCreator shared settings, see here
  • better status bar
 - scrot on some systems won't fire (X not allowing it) - see melange testing
 - terminal overlay to show specific icon for user@hostname; or at least prompt; also consolidate shared .bashrc stuff into shared common file
 - consistent color theme for everything 
 - rofi for task runner
 - fish (terminal) or other ??, fisherman, powerline
 - always push browsers to browse workspace; always make it horiz orientation; c-s-g should open new window maxed


  • great code font:
    • https://github.com/andreberg/Meslo-Font
    • As root, copy ttf fonts anywhere under /usr/share/fonts, and run [sudo fc-cache -fv] to search and update the font cache
    • I installed both of them: LG stands for line-gap; DZ stands for dotted-zero
    • They are here now: /home/m/development/config/common/usr/share/fonts/Meslo LG v1.2.1
    • I am using Meslo LG S, 10pt as my default code font (QtCreator, gnome-terminal, Eclipse)
  • solarize Qt:
    • There are three scattered ones, I took this and made line numbers and background quieter
    • See it here: ~/development/config/common/home/m/.config/QtProject/qtcreator/styles/mdm-solarized-from-curonian.xml
  • Toggle function keys into "fkeysfirst" mode
  • Sync firefox
    • sync to my account to get all the juicy addons
    • set up no-autohide-tabs-in-fullscreen via [about:config], search for autohide
    • also jack up the max zoom from 300 to 2 BILLION
  • Albert task runner
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install albert
  • i3-gaps
# install dev stuff needed to build it
sudo apt-get install libxcb1-dev libxcb-keysyms1-dev libpango1.0-dev libxcb-util0-dev libxcb-icccm4-dev libyajl-dev libstartup-notification0-dev libxcb-randr0-dev libev-dev libxcb-cursor-dev libxcb-xinerama0-dev libxcb-xkb-dev libxkbcommon-dev libxkbcommon-x11-dev
cd development
git clone https://www.github.com/Airblader/i3 i3-gaps
cd i3-gaps
git checkout gaps && git pull # this branch is the one that is stable (and builds)
sudo make install


  • pentadactyl VIM-like keyboard usage in firefox - maybe find a CUA alternative?