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Sexiest desktop ever?

  • # July 29, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    I found this today:

    Probably doesn’t get much sleeker. I’m looking forward to doing some customizing this evening!

    # July 29, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Many of you will not agree of course. But to me… that’s hot.

    # July 29, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    TBH…I’ve never really worried that much about my desktop.

    I run two 21″ monitors at work and I usually have two programs open full screen most of time.

    I do stuff on my monitors or laptop screen…I don’t spend a lot of time admiring the view…I have a window for that.


    # July 29, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    I do stuff on my monitors or laptop screen…I don’t spend a lot of time admiring the view…I have a window for that.

    Ha ha ha. I hear you Paulie. There are a few reasons I care:

    1. The more I tinker with Linux, the better I get. I love to understand my system and I absolutely love to customize anything I can.

    2. I generally have a ton of stuff open. I have 3+ terminals, a text editor (sublime or vim) and two browsers on live reload (Firefox and Chrome). That requires a tiling WM. Tabs and workspaces don’t do it for me. I like to see all my stuff at once.

    3. I’m a minimalist at heart. I love the absence of things more than I love things. So, I like a nice clean desktop. It gives me inspiration and helps me get into the “zone”.

    4. Helps me earn reddit points :)

    # August 2, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    Does Look good, got a higher rez?

    # August 2, 2014 at 7:42 pm


    Right click >> View Image

    Click on photo to zoom in. Enjoy :)

    # August 2, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    which irc client is that? Also what did you do to get your top bar like that?

    # August 2, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    Disclaimer: This is not my desktop. I am currently working to GET my desktop like this. However, I did as the OP on Reddit what his setup was.

    The WM is Herbstluftwm
    The top bar is Bar (Bar Ain’t Recursive) by LemonBoy on Github
    The IRC client is irssi

    I prefer weechat I think :) And I definitely prefer BSPWM to Herbstluftwm.

    # August 2, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    Nahhh… I think I prefer irssi. It looks way cleaner and works better on smaller terminal windows.

    That terminal is urxvt by the way.

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