This is a collection of dotfiles and scripts for my bspwm setup
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Riyyi cad390e771 Improve mpv subtitle appearance 2 weeks ago
.config Improve mpv subtitle appearance 2 weeks ago
.local Fix locking script location 2 weeks ago
.mozilla/firefox Hide youtube country code 6 months ago
etc Improve capslock escape swapping method 1 month ago Fix brightnessctl permissions in config, change nano to vim 2 years ago Add dependency warning for packages installs 9 months ago
packages Add minted a latex source code highlighting package 3 months ago
screenshot.png Update screenshot 2 years ago


This is a collection of dotfiles and scripts for my i3 setup, previewed below:



All packages that are manually installed via pacman -S, can be found in the packages file, dependencies are not included.


Below are all the system changes that were made.
$ = command
<> = variable
() = action

Boot defaults:

$ vim /boot/loader/loader.conf
timeout 3
default arch

Boot config:

<uuid> = $ blkid # from the / 'root' partition
$ vim /boot/loader/entries/arch.conf
title Arch Linux
linux /vmlinuz-linux
initrd /intel-ucode.img
initrd /initramfs-linux.img
options root=PARTUUID=<uuid> rw

Predictable network interface names:

$ ln -s /dev/null /etc/systemd/network/


$ systemctl enable netctl-auto@wlan0.service

Give wheel users sudo permission:

$ vim /etc/sudoers
(add)Defaults insults
(uncomment)%wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL

Add user:

$ useradd -m -G wheel -s /bin/bash <username>
$ passwd <username>

Installing AUR helper:

$ git clone
$ cd trizen
$ makepkg -si
$ cd ..

$ trizen -S trizen
$ rm -rf trizen

Switch shell to zsh:

$ chsh -s /bin/zsh

Pacman colors:

$ vim /etc/pacman.conf


$ git config --global "<email address>"
$ git config --global "<name>"


$ systemctl enable tlp.service
$ systemctl enable tlp-sleep.service

$ vim /etc/default/tlp


$ systemctl enable fstrim.timer

Clock internet sync:

$ timedatectl set-ntp true

Mail gpg:

$ gpg --decrypt <backup.pgp> | gpg --import
$ gpg --search-keys <email address>

Give permission to /dev/ttyUSB0 for PlatformIO:

$ gpasswd -a <user> uucp

Give permisson to change brightness for brightnessctl:

$ gpasswd -a <user> input
$ gpasswd -a <user> video

Set Firefox as default browser:

$ xdg-settings set default-web-browser firefox.desktop

Prevent bricking motherboard by mounting efivars read-only:

$ vim /etc/fstab
(add)efivarfs    /sys/firmware/efi/efivars    efivarfs    ro,nosuid,nodev,noexec,noatime 0 0