My personal dotfiles
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Josh Wolfe 54dc126dbf
Tweaked emacs org settings, add zsh send command and i3 keybindings
3 months ago
.travis Updated emacs config and removed TODOs 3 months ago
X Added fontawesome to xresources 4 months ago
bin/bin Added keyboard-toggle for disabling keyboard 6 months ago
bspwm/.config Re-organized for stow 2 years ago
emacs/.emacs.d Tweaked emacs org settings, add zsh send command and i3 keybindings 3 months ago
exwm Added exwm config 11 months ago
fish/.config/fish Re-organized for stow 2 years ago
git Updated git and zsh configs 5 months ago
hammerspoon/.hammerspoon Moved to work with stow 2 years ago
herbstluftwm/.config/herbstluftwm Misc updates from desktop 2 years ago
i3/.config Tweaked emacs org settings, add zsh send command and i3 keybindings 3 months ago
kak/.config/kak Re-organized for stow 2 years ago
ncmpcpp/.ncmpcpp Fixed statusbar text color 1 year ago
openbox/.config/openbox Added openbox config 1 year ago
polybar/.config/polybar Tweaked herbstluftwm and updated polybar 2 years ago
rofi/.config Updated rofi config 4 months ago
terminator/.config/terminator Re-organized for stow 2 years ago
tmux Updated tmux config to match newer changes 10 months ago
vim Fixed vim FZF insert mode bindings 1 year ago
windowchef/.config Added herbstluftwm and windowchef. Updated scripts 2 years ago
windows Start emacs in root 1 year ago
zsh Tweaked emacs org settings, add zsh send command and i3 keybindings 3 months ago
.gitignore Updated gitignore for un-needed emacs files 1 year ago
.gitmodules Removed un-used submodule 4 months ago
.travis.yml Updated emacs binary 1 year ago Fixed link formatting 1 year ago Temp bar testing 2 years ago Updated and 1 year ago



    Here are my personal dotfiles. * zsh - shell * emacs - text editor of choice (literate config can be found here) * vim/neovim - when SSHed or on a different computer * i3- window manager (linux)
  • I also have configuration files for a few other window managers I've experimented
  • with. They probably won't be updated unless I switch off of i3.
  • lemonbar - status bar (fork that supports more font formats)
  • rofi - dmenu replacement


My dotfiles are managed using GNU Stow. This makes it easy to add and remove modules (and their symbolic links).

One Liner

This one line will clone my dotfiles and begin the installer.

#+BEGIN_SRC bash curl | bash -s -- -g <& 1 #+END_SRC

Manual Installation

If you don't want to use the one liner or the install script. You can install each module individually using stow [name] as shown below. This allows you to only use the modules that you want.

#+BEGIN_SRC bash git clone --recursive cd dotfiles stow zsh stow emacs ... #+END_SRC




I don't need much out of a window window manager and I want to think about window management as little a possible while using my computer. I've found i3 accomplishes this very well. Most of the time I have one window per workspace however 2-3 windows is not entirely uncommon.




My preffered shell is zsh. My customization isn't anything insanely intricate but it's functional and I find it comfy. I ssh a fair amount and I find that having the user and host always visible is very handy. The exit code and time aren't used as much but they're out of my way on the right side and they're handy every now and then. Personally I love the syntax highlighting it helps me visually parse the command much more easily.

Other Highlights

  • Better completion
  • Colorized man pages
  • C-z to foreground a backgrounded process
  • Directory aliases
  • fzf



For all intents and purposes emacs might as well be my operating system. My emacs configuration is completely literate and can be viewed at it's documentation or in this repo. I use emacs for programming, writing, emails, calandar/TODOs, presentations, IRC and more.


  • GUI and terminal compatibility
  • Vim emulation (E.V.I.L.)
  • C/C++/C# focus
  • General for keymaps and leader emulation
  • Hydra for the rest of my shortcut needs
  • Project management
  • Email (mu4e)
  • IRC (ERC)



As wonderful as emacs is my configuration is highly customized and stock emacs doesn't cut it for me. On remote systems or when quickly editing configs vim is the way to go. My vim config is pretty minimal but it's very comfortable.