archlabs-polybarhas been upgraded to the latest release
xdg-user-dirsis now installed for WM during install
archlabs-installerversion update with bug fixes and improvements
archlabs-installer has gone from version 1.6.19 to 1.8.1 with well over 100 commits since
no graphical live environment, you’re dropped into the console and go from there
aurmanhas been removed and replaced with
baph, a more minimal and simple AUR helper
archlabs-polybar now ships
/etc/skel/.config/polybarand the scripts used in the modules
archlabs-user-skelwas removed and split up into
archlabs-skel-WM_NAMEpackages to accommodate the new options during install
ob-autostart, and possibly a few other packages have been removed and are no longer supported
archlabs-pipemenus has been split into two separate packages
archlabs-scriptsthe first contains only pipemenus used in the openbox session, scripts contains some generic helpers including:
al-obkey got a minor patch to fix
large number of what we would call ‘bloat’ packages have been removed from the default install, if you require one of them simply install it like any other package
zsh, bash, and mksh all now have directories under
~/.SHELL_NAMEwith configuration, helper functions, and aliases. zsh is the most fleshed out as it’s what myself and other team members use. popular framwork oh-my-zsh is a bit too bloated for us to consider it as an option so were using zsh_simpl which aims to be more minimal while still offering nice defaults, a few plugins, and of course the amazing completion
for intel graphics an xorg config enabling
TearFreeis created, this avoid the need to mess with compton’s vsync settings, the driver vsync is just plain better.
logout dialog now only offers the logout option when not using autologin and xinit
i3 got a few keybind changes/additions courtesy of @LionessAlana
openbox menu has been cut down to accommodate the lack of pre-installed defaults while still being usable
(neo)vim have some additional configuration, colorscheme changes and an improved c syntax file.
all fonts are now set to either
monospace serif sansand these are aliased to the system fonts in
~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf, this allows setting all your applications to use, say
monospacethen only need to change it in one place for all applications that use it.
compton’s config has had a few tweaks and deprecated options removed
autostart daemons/applications used across all environments are now run in
~/.xprofilethis file will be run whether using lightdm or xinit and regardless of what WM/DE, this makes running things like polkit easier for us, rather than having to keep each command up to date in each WM config etc.