My personal dotfiles
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Josh Wolfe c4b88f7245
Added polybar and bspwm tweaks
2 vuotta sitten
.travis Updated emacs config and removed TODOs 2 vuotta sitten
X Added fontawesome to xresources 2 vuotta sitten
bin/bin Added polybar and bspwm tweaks 2 vuotta sitten
bspwm/.config Renamed workspaces 2 vuotta sitten
emacs/.emacs.d Tweaked setting for new bspwm config and small emacs tags tweak 2 vuotta sitten
exwm Added exwm config 3 vuotta sitten
fish/.config/fish Re-organized for stow 4 vuotta sitten
git Updated git and zsh configs 3 vuotta sitten
hammerspoon/.hammerspoon Moved to work with stow 4 vuotta sitten
herbstluftwm/.config/herbstluftwm Misc updates from desktop 4 vuotta sitten
i3/.config Updated polybar launcher for multiple monitors 2 vuotta sitten
kak/.config/kak Re-organized for stow 4 vuotta sitten
ncmpcpp/.ncmpcpp Fixed statusbar text color 4 vuotta sitten
openbox/.config/openbox Added openbox config 3 vuotta sitten
polybar/.config/polybar Added polybar and bspwm tweaks 2 vuotta sitten
rofi/.config Updated rofi config 2 vuotta sitten
terminator/.config/terminator Re-organized for stow 4 vuotta sitten
tmux Updated tmux config to match newer changes 3 vuotta sitten
vim Tweaked vim completion 2 vuotta sitten
windowchef/.config Added herbstluftwm and windowchef. Updated scripts 4 vuotta sitten
windows Start emacs in root 3 vuotta sitten
zsh Tweaked emacs org settings, add zsh send command and i3 keybindings 2 vuotta sitten
.gitignore Updated gitignore for un-needed emacs files 4 vuotta sitten
.gitmodules Removed un-used submodule 2 vuotta sitten
.travis.yml Updated emacs binary 4 vuotta sitten Fixed link formatting 4 vuotta sitten Temp bar testing 4 vuotta sitten Updated and 4 vuotta sitten



    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.