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i3status not displaying ANYTHING on i3bar

asked 2013-12-31 16:03:30 +0000

DatGuyWithDahProblemYahFimme gravatar image

After installing i3, I decided that I should try and configure i3status and i3bar to display a 12 hour clock, so I read the user guide and i3status manpage and followed all of the directions. To my surprise, all I did was in vain because for some reason i3bar wouldn't display anything at all.

For reference here are links to my i3 configuration files:

  • ~/.i3/config -
  • ~/.i3status.conf -
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I've just checked your config. It works fine. I use version 4.6. Is there any output if you just run `i3status --config ~/.i3status.conf` from shell?

cdlscpmv gravatar imagecdlscpmv ( 2013-12-31 18:53:26 +0000 )edit

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answered 2013-12-31 22:37:48 +0000

DatGuyWithDahProblemYahFimme gravatar image

Okay, I realized what the problem was! I didn't have i3status installed. I thought it was part of the base package. After I installed it was working. Thanks!

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