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asked 2012-12-07 17:44:37 +0000

Kretortex gravatar image


i tried to install the .deb File from the Homepage, but i3 didnt work with this file. Mod+d wasnt working. So i installed it from the Ubuntu- Paketsourcelist. But its an older version and each time, i am editing the config file there is a warning with the message, that i should do an update. But how?

Thank you guys.

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answered 2012-12-08 16:15:32 +0000

Michael gravatar image

If mod+d does not work, you are missing the package dmenu.

We provide repositories which contain recent versions for Ubuntu, see

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Thanks, but how can i update now, because i have the older version......Is the only way to remove and reinstall i3?

Kretortex gravatar imageKretortex ( 2012-12-08 16:44:14 +0000 )edit

I don’t get your comment. Can you rephrase? Also, please don’t post comments as answers to your question. Instead, ask a new question.

Michael gravatar imageMichael ( 2012-12-14 20:54:56 +0000 )edit

Okay, question is how i can update my i3wm i dont want to remove and reinstall it

Kretortex gravatar imageKretortex ( 2012-12-15 11:43:17 +0000 )edit

Uhm, just like you upgrade any other package in Ubuntu? Add our repository, then update your package lists and upgrade i3-wm.

Michael gravatar imageMichael ( 2013-01-22 06:38:58 +0000 )edit

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