Package Details: i3-gnome 1:3.38.0-1

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Package Base: i3-gnome
Description: Use i3 with GNOME Session integration.
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Keywords: gnome i3-gaps i3-wm session
Licenses: MIT
Submitter: TheMarex
Maintainer: 51v4n
Last Packager: 51v4n
Votes: 37
Popularity: 0.000557
First Submitted: 2015-08-15 14:14
Last Updated: 2020-10-05 05:41

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51v4n commented on 2020-05-22 08:57

The recent update is regarding the PKGBUILD, I've found a little misconception in the installation directory.

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Hi-Angel commented on 2017-09-07 16:24

I don't quite understand from descriptions here or in README: should it have Gnome's panel with all its applets, or no? Because for me it doesn't, it looks completely like a usual i3 session, except that now I have a bunch of gnome* processes in RAM.

51v4n commented on 2017-08-08 16:11

@epidings totally forgotten, updated now!, thanks.

epidings commented on 2017-08-08 06:37

Thanks for the update!
I guess, this line in PKGBUILD should be:


51v4n commented on 2017-07-25 11:06

Taking care of this package, suggestions are welcome as well to the repo on github[1]



techlive commented on 2017-04-28 02:05

For gnome-settings-daemon 3.24 issue, replace /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/i3-gnome.session with following should work.

# -*- mode: conf -*-

[GNOME Session]


mephux commented on 2017-01-10 22:35

Pinky commented on 2016-11-22 00:38

Mey by just sending the 'Logout' message should be fine

Pinky commented on 2016-11-22 00:36

solved by:

cat /usr/bin/i3-gnome

# Register with gnome-session so that it does not kill the whole session thinking it is dead.
test -n "$DESKTOP_AUTOSTART_ID" && {
dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager "/org/gnome/SessionManager" org.gnome.SessionManager.RegisterClient "string:i3-gnome" "string:$DESKTOP_AUTOSTART_ID"


test -n "$DESKTOP_AUTOSTART_ID" && {
dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager "/org/gnome/SessionManager" org.gnome.SessionManager.Logout "uint32:1"

rcmz commented on 2016-10-23 14:41

Hey, i'm having problemes with exiting the i3 session (mod+shift+e)
The windows stay open, but the all the i3 stuff disapear and I'm not taken back to GMD
Do you have a sotution ?

sebstar commented on 2016-04-23 13:22

Hey Marex, thanks for the package! Do you mind merging upstream/master in your github repo?