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~/.i3/config

This is my configuration file for i3 which is an excellent BSD-licensed tiling window manager. The iconic font which I used for the workspace names is called Font Awesome.

If you are interested, my configuration file is available for download as well.

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# vim: set et fenc=utf-8 ft=conf sts=4 sw=4 ts=8 tw=80 :
#
# Author: microfracture / https://linuxious.com
# Updated: 2016-08-22


# =============================================================================
# Initial setup
# =============================================================================

# Set workspace icons
set $WS1 ""
set $WS2 ""
set $WS3 ""
set $WS4 ""
set $WS5 ""
set $WS6 ""
set $WS7 ""

# Assign miscellaneous settings (the last four require i3-gaps)
font pango:Terminus 10
hide_edge_borders both

gaps inner 8
gaps outer 0
smart_borders on
smart_gaps on

# =============================================================================
# Assign colors
# =============================================================================

#set $bg           #204A87
#set $bg-urgent    #3465A4

set $bg            #8b2f45
set $bg-inactive   #a0a0a0
set $bg-urgent     #b5294a
set $text          #eeeeec
set $text-inactive #babdb6

set $bar           #222222
set $seperator     #444444
set $statusline    #888A85

#                       border        background   text           indicator
client.focused          $bg           $bg          $text          $bar
client.unfocused        $bg-inactive  $bg-inactive $text-inactive $bar
client.focused_inactive $bg-inactive  $bg-inactive $text-inactive $bar
client.urgent           $bg-urgent    $bg-urgent   $text          $bar


# =============================================================================
# Configure bar
# =============================================================================

bar {
    font           pango:Terminus, FontAwesome 10
    position       top
    status_command i3blocks
    tray_output    DVI-I-2

    colors {
        background              $bar
        separator               $seperator
        statusline              $statusline
        active_workspace        $bg $bg $text
        focused_workspace       $bg-urgent $bg $text
        inactive_workspace      $seperator $seperator $text
        urgent_workspace        $bg-urgent $bg-urgent $text
    }
}


# =============================================================================
# Assign window behavior
# =============================================================================

# Assign windows to their respective workspaces.
assign [class="Atom|Brackets"] $WS6
assign [class="Chromium|Firefox"] $WS1
assign [class="Gimp"] $WS7
assign [class="Keepassx"] $WS7
assign [class="mpv|Vlc"] $WS4
assign [class="Mumble"] $WS2
assign [class="Steam|^net-minecraft-bootstrap-Bootstrap"] $WS5
assign [class="Thunderbird"] $WS2

# Assign floating windows.
for_window [class="feh|Keepassx|mpv|Mumble|Pavucontrol|Steam"] floating enable
for_window [title="^Minecraft .*"] floating enable
for_window [title="Preferences$"] floating enable
for_window [title="Steam - Update News"] kill
for_window [window_role="^conversation$"] floating enable
for_window [window_role="messages"] floating enable
for_window [window_role="pop-up"] floating enable
for_window [window_role="task_dialog"] floating enable

# Remove the titlebar.
for_window [class="Chromium|Firefox"] border pixel 1
for_window [class="mpv|URxvt"] border pixel 1


# =============================================================================
# Keybinds (set to Dvorak)
# =============================================================================

# Set modifier to the 'Windows' key.
set $mod Mod4

# Application launcher.
bindsym $mod+e exec --no-startup-id exec rofi -show run -font "Terminus 10" -lines 6 -i -separator-style solid -opacity "90"
#bindsym $mod+e exec --no-startup-id ~/.bin/dmenu-frecency

# Alt+Tab window switching.
bindsym Mod1+Tab exec --no-startup-id exec rofi -show window -font "Terminus 10" -lines 6 -i -separator-style solid -opacity "90"
#bindsym Mod1+Tab exec --no-startup-id ~/.bin/quickswitch.py -d "dmenu -b -i -l 20 -nb \#285577 -nf \#FFFFFF -sb \#B9D5EF -sf \#3E719F"

# Lock screen using the i3lock-blur script.
# (https://github.com/petvas/i3lock-blur)
bindsym Control+$mod+l exec ~/.bin/lock.sh

# Take a screenshot (Print Screen key).
bindsym --release Print exec --no-startup-id scrot "%Y-%m-%d_$(whoami).png' -t 10% -e 'feh -. $f"

# Use Mouse+$mod to drag floating windows to their wanted position.
floating_modifier $mod

# Start a terminal.
bindsym $mod+Return exec urxvtc

# Kill focused window.
bindsym $mod+Shift+q kill

# Change focus.
bindsym $mod+h focus left
bindsym $mod+t focus down
bindsym $mod+n focus up
bindsym $mod+s focus right

# Alternatively, you can use the cursor keys:
bindsym $mod+Left focus left
bindsym $mod+Down focus down
bindsym $mod+Up focus up
bindsym $mod+Right focus right

# Move focused window.
bindsym $mod+Shift+h move left
bindsym $mod+Shift+t move down
bindsym $mod+Shift+n move up
bindsym $mod+Shift+s move right

# Alternatively, you can use the cursor keys:
bindsym $mod+Shift+Left move left
bindsym $mod+Shift+Down move down
bindsym $mod+Shift+Up move up
bindsym $mod+Shift+Right move right

# Split in horizontal orientation.
bindsym $mod+d split h

# Split in vertical orientation.
bindsym $mod+k split v

# Enter fullscreen mode for the focused container.
bindsym $mod+u fullscreen

# Change container layout (stacked, tabbed, toggle split).
bindsym $mod+o layout stacking
bindsym $mod+comma layout tabbed
bindsym $mod+period layout toggle split

# Toggle tiling / floating.
bindsym $mod+Shift+space floating toggle

# Change focus between tiling / floating windows.
bindsym $mod+space focus mode_toggle

# Focus the parent container.
bindsym $mod+a focus parent

# Switch to workspace.
bindsym $mod+1 workspace $WS1
bindsym $mod+2 workspace $WS2
bindsym $mod+3 workspace $WS3
bindsym $mod+4 workspace $WS4
bindsym $mod+5 workspace $WS5
bindsym $mod+6 workspace $WS6
bindsym $mod+7 workspace $WS7

# Move focused container to workspace.
bindsym $mod+Shift+1 move container to workspace $WS1
bindsym $mod+Shift+2 move container to workspace $WS2
bindsym $mod+Shift+3 move container to workspace $WS3
bindsym $mod+Shift+4 move container to workspace $WS4
bindsym $mod+Shift+5 move container to workspace $WS5
bindsym $mod+Shift+6 move container to workspace $WS6
bindsym $mod+Shift+7 move container to workspace $WS7

# Reload the configuration file.
bindsym $mod+Shift+comma reload

# Restart i3 inplace (preserves your layout/session, can be used to upgrade i3).
bindsym $mod+Shift+p restart

# Exit i3 (logs you out of your X session).
bindsym $mod+Shift+period exec "i3-nagbar -t warning -m 'You pressed the exit shortcut. Do you really want to exit i3? This will end your X session.' -b 'Yes, exit i3' 'i3-msg exit'"

# resize window (you can also use the mouse for that)
mode "resize" {
# These bindings trigger as soon as you enter the resize mode.

# Pressing left will shrink the window’s width.
# Pressing right will grow the window’s width.
# Pressing up will shrink the window’s height.
# Pressing down will grow the window’s height.
bindsym h resize shrink width 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym t resize grow height 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym n resize shrink height 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym s resize grow width 10 px or 10 ppt

# Same bindings, but for the arrow keys.
bindsym Left resize shrink width 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym Down resize grow height 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym Up resize shrink height 10 px or 10 ppt
bindsym Right resize grow width 10 px or 10 ppt

# Back to normal: Enter or Escape.
bindsym Return mode "default"
bindsym Escape mode "default"
}
bindsym $mod+p mode "resize"

# An excellent alternative to the default i3 exit keybind.
# From https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/i3#Shutdown.2C_reboot.2C_lock_screen
set $Locker exec ~/.bin/lock.sh && sleep 1

set $mode_system System (l) lock, (e) logout, (s) suspend, (h) hibernate, (r) reboot, (Shift+s) shutdown
mode "$mode_system" {
    bindsym l exec --no-startup-id $Locker, mode "default"
    bindsym e exec --no-startup-id i3-msg exit, mode "default"
    bindsym s exec --no-startup-id $Locker && systemctl suspend, mode "default"
    bindsym h exec --no-startup-id $Locker && systemctl hibernate, mode "default"
    bindsym r exec --no-startup-id systemctl reboot, mode "default"
    bindsym Shift+s exec --no-startup-id systemctl poweroff -i, mode "default"

    # Back to normal: Enter or Escape
    bindsym Return mode "default"
    bindsym Escape mode "default"
}

bindsym $mod+Pause mode "$mode_system"


# =============================================================================
# Launch initial applications
# =============================================================================

# Enable compositing.
exec --no-startup-id compton -bc &

# Set wallpaper.
exec --no-startup-id nitrogen --restore &

# Daemonize the rbvt-unicode terminal emulator.
exec --no-startup-id urxvtd -q -f -o &

# UDisks front-end for managing removable media.
#exec --no-startup-id udiskie -ans &

# Launch the notification daemon.
exec --no-startup-id dunst &

# Adjust monitor color temperature based on time.
exec --no-startup-id redshift-gtk &