A repo containing all my dotfiles.
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README.md

dotfiles

This repo contains the various dotfiles I use on my machines.

NOTE: the main repository resides here.

List of contents

  • Gitignore: global gitignore file
  • Htop: Config for Htop
  • Ion: init file for the Ion shell
  • Picom: used for the Picom compositor
  • dunst: config for the Dunst notification server
  • i3: config files for the i3 window manager, based off the original EndeavourOS config
  • nvim: the crown jewel: my Neovim configs
  • qutebrowser: Qutebrowser configs
  • yay: The yay package manager for Arch

How to

I'm able to manage my dotfiles using Git thanks to a thing called a bare git repo. It basically means that you can place the Git directory anywhere, allowing you to specify the work tree using a command line parameter. It's pretty easy to set up:

# This initializes the repo
# I personally use ~/.cfg as the .git folder, but you can change this to
whatever you want
git init --bare "$HOME/.cfg"

# For convenience, it's best to define an alias
# Don't forget to replace the '$HOME/.cfg' if you're using another directory.
alias dots="git --git-dir='$HOME/.cfg' --work-tree='$HOME'"

# Then, when you wish to add a dotfile, you just use the alias
# This works from anywhere in the file system
dots add yourdotfile

# You can check the status just like any other repo
dots status

# Don't forget to add your remote
dots remote add origin yourremote

# And then, you can commit and push!
dots commit -m "Bare repos are cool"
dots push

# It's a git repo, that's all it is