Make your i3wm config a little more stylish
Make your i3 config a little more stylish.
i3-style applies a theme to your i3 config file to change the colorscheme of the window decorations and the different parts of i3bar. It's designed especially for people who make frequent changes to their colorscheme to get things just right.
For an overview of the capabilities of i3-style, see my blog post.
To install with npm:
npm install -g i3-style
i3-style executable should now be in your PATH.
i3-style with the name of the theme you want to try and where you want to write the config file to. i3-style will look for your config in the default place and apply the theme.
i3-style solarized -o ~/.i3/config --reload
themes directory for the list of built-in themes.
If you want to modify a theme, copy it from
themes and give it a
.yaml extension. The object format is well-documented and includes support for color aliases. Then back up your config and call i3-style.
i3-style ~/.i3/solarized.yaml -o ~/.i3/config
Just keep doing that until you get it perfect (which might be never).
Do you have a cool colorscheme in your config file that you want to share with other people? i3-style can automatically convert it to a theme file:
i3-style --to-theme ~/.i3/config -o my-theme.yaml
If you have a new theme, or made an improvement to an existing theme, please make a pull request adding your theme to the
This work is available under a FreeBSD License (see LICENSE).
Copyright © 2013, Tony Crisci
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