Carl Burks is a software developer for a global financial institution. With over ten years experience in technology and software development for financial organizations and over twenty years of software experience, Carl Burks provides articles, musings and insight into technology issues, software development, and other selected topics.



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It has been a while since I have played with XMonad, but I really liked it last time I used it. Now that I am running Arch again, it felt like a natural thing to do. I like tweaking things, so naturally customizing my user experience was a logical progression. I've uploaded a Repo with my settings:


I'm rocking the Xmobar so I've put the settings I'm using for that as well.

I'm using this URxvt theme:

URxvt settings with solarized theme

I turned off the DPI and anti-alias settings but left the rest as is.

Then for my background image settings, I used my script from my blog:

Xmonad Random-Background-at-Interval