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Bspwm on KDE

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This goes over switching the window manager of KDE to bspwm.

Dependency Installs

1
sudo apt install bspwm

Configuration

Create three files with the following contents

mkdir -p ~/.config/bspwm
mkdir -p ~/.config/sxhkd
wget -O ~/.config/bspwm/bspwmrc https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ChrisTitusTech/BSPWM-on-KDE/main/bspwmrc
wget -O ~/.config/sxhkd/sxhkdrc https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ChrisTitusTech/BSPWM-on-KDE/main/sxhkdrc
chmod +x ~/.config/bspwm/bspwmrc
chmod +x ~/.config/sxhkd/sxhkdrc
sudo wget -O /usr/share/xsessions/plasma-bspwm.desktop https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ChrisTitusTech/BSPWM-on-KDE/main/plasma-bspwm.desktop

Documentation

/usr/share/xsessions/plasma-bspwm.desktop

[Desktop Entry]          
Type=XSession              
Exec=env KDEWM=/usr/bin/bspwm /usr/bin/startplasma-x11
TryExec=/usr/bin/startplasma-x11
DesktopNames=KDE         
Name=Plasma bspwm 

bspwmrc and sxhkdrc are using both the stock example files @ /usr/share/doc/bspwm/examples

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