Original design by PapyElGringo, I modified it removing sidebar and condensing the bars to a single top panel.
Note: This fork focuses on streamlining the config and adding some Quality of Life touches to the theme.
|Fullscreen||Rofi Combo Panel||Exit screen|
1) Get all the dependencies
sudo apt install awesome fonts-roboto rofi compton i3lock xclip qt5-style-plugins materia-gtk-theme lxappearance xbacklight flameshot nautilus xfce4-power-manager pnmixer network-manager-gnome policykit-1-gnome -y wget -qO- https://git.io/papirus-icon-theme-install | sh
yay -S awesome rofi picom i3lock-fancy xclip ttf-roboto polkit-gnome materia-theme lxappearance flameshot pnmixer network-manager-applet xfce4-power-manager qt5-styleplugins -y wget -qO- https://git.io/papirus-icon-theme-install | sh
- AwesomeWM as the window manager - universal package install: awesome
- Roboto as the font - Debian: fonts-roboto Arch: ttf-roboto
- Rofi for the app launcher - universal install: rofi
- picom for the compositor (blur and animations) universal install: picom - Debian users need PPA (
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:regolith-linux/unstable) Note: I recommend Compton for Debian Users and the Debian Branch
- i3lock the lockscreen application universal install: i3lock-fancy
- xclip for copying screenshots to clipboard package: xclip
- [gnome-polkit] recommend using the gnome-polkit as it integrates nicely for elevating programs that need root access
- Materia as GTK theme - Arch Install: materia-theme debian: materia-gtk-theme
- Papirus Dark as icon theme Universal Install: wget -qO- https://git.io/papirus-icon-theme-install | sh
- lxappearance to set up the gtk and icon theme
- (Laptop) xbacklight for adjusting brightness on laptops (disabled by default)
- flameshot my personal screenshot utility of choice, can be replaced by whichever you want, just remember to edit the apps.lua file
- pnmixer Audio Tray icon that is in debian repositories and is easily installed on arch through AUR.
- network-manager-applet nm-applet is a Network Manager Tray display from GNOME.
- xfce4-power-manager XFCE4's power manager is excellent and a great way of dealing with sleep, monitor timeout, and other power management features.
2) Clone the configuration
git clone https://github.com/ChrisTitusTech/titus-awesome ~/.config/awesome
git clone --branch debian https://github.com/ChrisTitusTech/titus-awesome ~/.config/awesome
3) Set the themes
lxappearance to active the icon theme and GTK theme Note: for cursor theme, edit
~/.config/gtk3-0/settings.ini, for the change to also show up in applications run as root, copy the 2 files over to their respective place in
Recommended Cursors - https://github.com/keeferrourke/capitaine-cursors
Set Rofi Theme
mkdir -p ~/.config/rofi cp $HOME/.config/awesome/theme/config.rasi ~/.config/rofi/config.rasi sed -i '/@import/c\@import "'$HOME'/.config/awesome/theme/sidebar.rasi"' ~/.config/rofi/config.rasi
4) Same theme for Qt/KDE applications and GTK applications, and fix missing indicators
qt5-style-plugins (debian) |
qt5-styleplugins (arch) and add this to the bottom of your
The first variable fixes most indicators (especially electron based ones!), the second tells Qt and KDE applications to use your gtk2 theme set through lxappearance.
5) Read the documentation
The documentation live within the source code.
The project is split in functional directories and in each of them there is a readme where you can get additional information about the them.