Notion

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Notion is a tiling, tabbed window manager for X.

Installation

Install notion.

Starting

Run notion with xinit.

With a display manager

To start/select Notion with a display manager, a standard .desktop file can be created in the /usr/share/xsessions/ directory. An example notion.desktop file can be found below:

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Notion
Comment=This session logs you into Notion
Exec=/usr/bin/notion
TryExec=/usr/bin/notion
Icon=
Type=XSession

See the display manager article for more details.

Usage

You can view Notion's man page during use with the F1 key and pressing the return key, this will tell you the default key bindings for Notion. You can also access the man page for other programs this way by pressing F1, typing in the program's name and pressing return. Besides the manual there is also a getting started tour available for a quick overview of Notion.

Configuration

Notion can be configured using Lua. To get started, copy /etc/notion/cfg_notion.lua to ~/.notion. For more information, read Configuring and Extending Notion using Lua.

See also