i3wm: Introducing my Linux desktop setup

Introduction The advantages of i3wm The disadvantages of i3wm My I3wm setup Introduction After switching from Windows/macOS to Linux about 1.5 years ago I tried many different Linux distributions and desktop environments. I do not want to go into details why I am running Arch Linux (Manjaro) in this post but rather talk about the “visual engine” in the background: the desktop environment. Strictly said, i3wm is not even a desktop environment but rather “only” a tiling window-manager1.