Show Us Your Real Life Desk

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8bit

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I just upgraded my 34" to the 49" (Samsung). The resolution 5120x1440 is amazing!

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That is one hell of a screen and I’m a bit jelly ngl

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Oh, nice install @HaxNet

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What a monster!

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It is a game changer. Took a bit of getting used to but the amount of real estate on this thing. plus the 10 workspaces on Arch. lol

Thanks @altman @natemaia @Dobbie03
one problem I have is whenever starting the PC up. I have to keep going to a terminal and type in nitrogen --restore. The wallpaper is just shifted. Never had a problem with the 34".

Add nitrogen --restore & to your .xinitrc. Assuming you’re using Openbox or a wm.

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Using i3. I will try it when I get home. Thanks.

It doesn’t work.

Try it from the i3 config file:

exec --no-startup-id nitrogen --restore

If that doesn’t work, maybe use feh instead:

exec --no-startup-id feh --bg-fill [path-to-wallpaper]
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So I have the exec --no-startup-id nitrogen --restore and that didn’t work.

So I added the exec_always. when I did the i3 restart Ctrl+Mod4+r restart that worked.
I had to put exec_always restart at the end of the i3 and that did the trick.

Sorry for hijacking this thread. Back to you the real life desk!

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Looks like you have to set the wallpaper well after the window manager has started. A simple script with a sleep interval before nitrogen restores the wallpaper might work.

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New look with external keyboard as lappy keyboard died :frowning_face:

Not sure which of below is best / healthier ergonomically:

Keyboard on lappy gives wrist support on desk (although keyboard is high)

Keyboard on desk means wrists in free space off of desk (although keyboard is lower)

God I overthink everything :roll_eyes:

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+1 on cable management. @leigh

8bit

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Heads up display in your cockpit.

@eight_bit_al I cant even stand putting different coloured clothes pegs on the same item of clothing, so that is part of the package I’m afraid

@GreenMartian I have to say that I prefer that to side by side monitors where I have to keep turning my head- But I am soooo envious of that monitor that @HaxNet has. Maybe I will sell my child and get one

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upgrade to the 34" curve (pretty cheap now). it’s like having 2 screens. 49" is more like 3 screens put together.

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You do you and it looks like you’re doing a good job of it.
Staying clean/tidy is easier than getting back there.
Never go anywhere empty handed. Of taste, there is no dispute.

8bit

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Use exec_always --no-startup-id nitrogen --restore

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