color status bar


This patch adds some color to the status bar. It allows you to change the colorset of text portions from "norm" to "sel" (and back) and to invert the colorset (the foreground becomes the background color and vice versa).


Download the patch and apply it according to the general instructions. The patch will make the following changes:


The configuration is done in the file '.xinitrc', where you define the status bar text. You can add the following tags:

The change is applied from the position of the tag onwards. To revert the change you have to set the same tag again.


echo -e NEW mail: $mailnew \| VOL front: $audiofront \| BAT:[i]$batpercent[i]\| CPU: $cpuavgload \| $datestr[c]$timestr