awesome is a dynamic window manager for the X Window System developed in the C and Lua programming languages. Lua is also used for configuring and extending the window manager. Its development began as a fork of dwm. It aims to be extremely small and fast, yet extensively customizable. It makes it possible for the user to manage windows with the use of keyboard. (Wikipedia)
First install X.org Server and then awesome (maybe
vicious as well)
pacman -S awesome
echo "exec awesome" >> ~/.xinitrc
Awesome WM Copycats
mkdir -p ~/.config/ git clone --recursive https://github.com/lcpz/awesome-copycats ~/.config/awesome cp ~/.config/awesome/rc.lua.template ~/.config/awesome/rc.lua
chosen_theme variable in rc.lua.
terminal variable in rc.lua.
Errors and problems
All characters are squares
pacman -S ttf-dejavu
Wrong keyboard layout
setxkbmap -layout de