[arch-general] browser and tty

Jakub Klinkovský j.l.k at gmx.com
Tue Mar 25 14:26:54 EDT 2014

On 25.03.14 at 19:02, arnaud gaboury wrote:
> >>>
> >>> According to the Arch Wiki :
> >>> <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/I3#Launching_programs_on_specific_workspaces>;
> >>> that seems to be the correct behavior.
> >>>
> >>> You are assigning chromium to be launched on tty1.
> No, I am assigning chromium to be launched on WORKSPACE 1 !!
> > I apologize I just caught the error myself as your email came in. Does
> > i3 require xorg-xserver, and if that's the case, is there already a
> > running instance of the xserver on TTY1(you mention you have mate).
> >
> Even if I boot directly into i3 in tty1, chromium is not started on workspace 1.

The 'assign' directive will not start Chromium, you would need to combine it
with 'exec'. Or have I misunderstood again?

> Furthermore, my keyboard is US, not the one I use.
> Part of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Section "InputDevice"
>     Identifier       "Keyboard0"
>     Driver            "kbd"
>     Option         "XkbLayout" "ch"
>     Option         "XkbModel" "pc104"
>     Option         "XkbVariant" "fr"
> EndSection
> All my issues seem tied to a xserver  issue in fact.

Is it /etc/X11/xorg.conf or some file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ ? This is a long
shot, but there might be a difference...
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