XMonadContribTour

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This page pretends to be like the XMonad guided tour for new users for the XMonad.Contrib it's very difficult for newcomers to discover what features XMonad has under the hood, and the Haddock documenttation is preety usefull when you know what you want, but when you;re lookin around to find some way to implement your desired layout the alphabetical order doesn't help.

Outline

  • Showing the status of your workspaces: DynamicLog, dzen and xmobar
    • Making space for the statusbar: ManageDocks
  • Removing borders around windows: XMonadActions.NoBorders
  • More options in layout selection: Perworkspace
  • More powerful window management: ManageHelpers
  • Getting notifications on events: UrgencyHook
  • A handy terminal for doing dirty work: ScratchPad
  • Modifiying existing layouts: LayoutModifiers, tabbed, withIM
  • Launching programs in a better way: ShellPrompt