Creating a simple Pomodoro timer for i3

A terminal based Pomodoro coountdown doesn’t appear to exist but can be created simply in i3’s config file. It requires the following packages to enable “notify-send” which is a simple gtk popup notification. libnotify-bin libnotify4 # Pomodoro start and end notifications bindsym $mod+Control+p exec notify-send –icon=gtk-info Pomodoro “Focus for 25 minutes” && sleep 2500 && […]

i3 desktop screenshot gallery

Before I get to far into further customizations how about a gallery of my progress so far. For the i3lock screen I started with a tutorial posted at http://plankenau.com/blog/post/gaussianlock followed by a little additional research to adjust the brightness levels at http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/color_mods/#level_gamma which contains several tips and tricks for use with ImageMagick. If you’re curious […]