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I’ve always thought the ‘ricing’ scene was pretty ridiculous, and misses the point of i3; the point being to maximize the use of your screen real estate and work as efficiently as possible. As ‘cool’ as the ‘ricers’ must feel, I’m with you, I think it’s a phase they’re going through - I liken it to a cargo cult. They see people using these really slick minimalist productivity tools and then they start emulating it, but they don’t really have any real work to get done... so they miss the point, they don’t really get that things like ‘gaps’ go against the purpose of even using a tiling window manager. That said, I also appreciate that the GNU/Linux (and the whole \*nix & open-source) scene is about freedom to do whatever you want, even if what you want makes sense to no one else. I guess that’s why this is the first time I’ve spoke up about this, haha. I don’t want to come across as one of those purists shmucks either, but it’s nice to know I’m not the only
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I’ve always thought the ‘ricing’ scene was pretty ridiculous, and misses the point of i3; the point being to maximize the use of your screen real estate and work as efficiently as possible. As ‘cool’ as the ‘ricers’ must feel, I’m with you, I think it’s a phase they’re going through - I liken it to a cargo cult. They see people using these really slick minimalist productivity tools and then they start emulating it, but they don’t really have any real work to get done... so they miss the point, they don’t really get that things like ‘gaps’ go against the purpose of even using a tiling window manager. That said, I also appreciate that the GNU/Linux (and the whole \*nix & open-source) scene is about freedom to do whatever you want, even if what you want makes sense to no one else. I guess that’s why this is the first time I’ve spoke up about this, haha. I don’t want to come across as one of those purists shmucks either, but it’s nice to know I’m not the only
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Starting #i3wm on Win10 #WSL via VcSrv #x2go.

Script: github.com/mend0za/misc/b…