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Looking for Translators

With the 2.0 release out the door, we’re looking for help to translate the index page and the “using regolith” section into languages other than English. In the past we’ve used a translation system, but it turned out to be too complex for many people to understand. For the Regolith 2.0 site we’ll rely on Hugo’s multilingual support. For a given language translation the following files must be translated: content/_index.md content/docs/using-regolith/basics. ...

Announcing Regolith 2

Introduction # Regolith 2 is the next major release of the Regolith Desktop environment. Here is a summary of the big changes in the release: Use i3 or i3-gaps interchangeably Simplify the loading of Xresources, discovery, and management of looks Support for i3 config partials, allowing for safer and richer extension capabilities Provide a package topography necessary for future changes including alternative sessions and backends Debian Bullseye support, along with Ubuntu Focal and Jammy Move to new custom desktop executor ilia from rofi for app and command launching, notifications, and more Regolith 1. ...

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December 18, 2021

The Regolith Desktop exists as an integration of many open source projects and a little bit of glue code and some unique desktop components. The Regolith project is built upon many projects. The following projects in particular deserve special mention: The i3 community, including Michael Stapelberg and Ingo Bürk. The Rofi community, including Dave Davenport. Picom, an actively maintained desktop compositor, including yshui. The Gnome Flashback project, supported by Alberts Muktupāvels and Dmitry Shachnev. ...