In the tutorials about ArcoLinuxD-Budgie I gave a detailed explanation about how to make scripts. If you want to know more about how to start from scratch on a script you can follow the tutorials of ArcoLinuxD Budgie.
In i3 we will take a look at the contents of the scripts we use to get a complete desktop.
You choose your editor. There is geany, sublime-text, atom and mousepad and you can install more.
I choose Atom in the video.
This tutorial can be interesting
BUT IT IS NOT REQUIRED AT ALL.
We start with the shebang or
Then we have the line
This will end the script if it encounters errors. Type “man set” in the terminal to see what -e stands for.
Echo is the command to type text you want to show to others.
In the “man” of pacman you will find the –noconfirm –needed.
Installing lightdm is documented on the Arch wiki and we follow the tips there.
Installing i3wm is documented on the Arch wiki.
There is a detailed explanation of the script I use to install AUR packages.
You need to read about systemctl. It is the way to enable and start your services and many other things.
[ -d $HOME"/.config/i3" ] || mkdir -p $HOME"/.config/i3"
This line will check if there is an i3 folder else it will create the directory.
To ask input from your users you can use the command “read”. The -p is supplying a prompt.
We take a look at pacman.conf and tell you why we have a division between arch repo and aur repo.