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py3status not working

asked 2013-03-14 15:40:43 +0000

updated 2013-03-14 15:41:28 +0000

I just wanted to switch from i3status to py3status. The tutorial on this site as well as the manual on the site of the developer tells me that I just have to replace i3status with py3status in status_command, so it looks like this:

bar { status_command py3status -c ~/.i3/config_i3status }

But this is not working. All I get is that the plain JSON formatted code is printed instead of the status bar over and over again. Does anyone have the same problem? Output format in my config_i3status is set to output_format="i3bar" as it should be.

Any ideas?

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Okay, now the problem disappeared and I am not able to reproduce the odd behaviour. Only thing I did was adding an own module class, but going back to the old setup - as said - does not reproduce broken behaviour. Strange...

mschaefer gravatar imagemschaefer ( 2013-03-14 15:58:48 +0000 )edit

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answered 2013-03-15 13:14:20 +0000

Okay now I can answer this myself. When I was playing around with own modules I put some code under the Py3status class definition to debug it from the command line. This was what caused the odd behaviour.

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Just saw this post, I believe it's solved and I hope you enjoy py3status :) As py3status developer, I'll try to follow more this FAQ for any question that might arise. Cheers

Ultrabug gravatar imageUltrabug ( 2013-05-28 15:13:19 +0000 )edit

Oh right, I did not mark this as 'solved'. Thanks for the reminder, and for py3status of course ;-)

mschaefer gravatar imagemschaefer ( 2013-05-29 09:34:11 +0000 )edit

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