Has anyone gotten i3 accessible yet? or is there a better option besides ratpoison, which is great, btw
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Wed Feb 9 20:33:17 UTC 2022
I have used mpv in xsessions before, but while I'm in there anyway, I'd
just use VLC. Nothing wrong with using what you like though.
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On Wed, 9 Feb 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2022 21:18:20 +0100
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: Has anyone gotten i3 accessible yet? or is there a better option
> besides ratpoison, which is great, btw
> just a few inline comments below
> Le 09/02/2022 à 20:45, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>> I, for example, currently have the Rainbowstream Twitter client open in TTY1,
>> mpv playing an internet station in TTY2 and this alpine in TTY3. I still have
>> quite a few TTYs available for use, should I need them.
> You can have more than 6 tty if you want. Just edit as root /etc/inittab and
> after these lines:
> c4:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty4 linux
> c5:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty5 linux
> c6:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty6 linux
> append similar ones replacing tty6 with tty7, tty8, tty9, etc.
> Be careful, a small syntax error in this file can prevent Slint to start <smile>
> also you can type startx from any tty, currently this will use tty<n+6>
> For instance if you type startx fom tty2 the X session will go in tty8.
> You can even start several graphical sessions this way. That the minimalist in
> you will probably will not like...
>> This is where a WM such as ratpoison would make your life easier, if, for
>> example, you don't want to use the CLI based mpv media player, you could use VLC
>> in an XSession, or Thunderbird for email in stead of alpine.
> You probably know that, but you can as well use mpv as well as vlc in an xsession
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