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14 May 2023

Eww bar


Barless is great. But sometimes you want direct readings without extra steps (to observe a long script, or just tired?). After writing a small GUI for pixelmosh, I wanted to add some GTK to my desktop as well. And eww is a fantastic instrument to do so. There is no GTK4 yet, but I managed to port 100% of my old layout with all projected improvements.

Bar in action

My dependency tree is not perfect, but it works while overlapping WM’s requirements/dotfiles. A single Perl script sounds like an efficient goal (just defpoll for now).