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commit 40d1eb80ac0d9e8b98b37ecf304beed593667d6d
parent 4ff95f238bda1d2f5dbde47da1949dd307652aca
Author: efe <>
Date:   Sun,  2 Dec 2018 15:19:43 -0500

dwm/status_bar edit and add helper shell functions

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1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ b/ @@ -66,32 +66,40 @@ Feel free to add your own status monitors here (keeping the list sorted). Helper Functions In The Shell ----------------------------- -Return battery capacity percentage: +Return the battery capacity percentage: - $(echo $(awk '/rem/ { print $3/89000 }' /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state| hoc| cut -c3,4)% + cat /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/capacity -Your battery may be called something different, so check /proc/acpi for its name. Also, change 89000 to whatever the capacity is for your battery. This returns the remaining battery power as a percentage. -hoc comes from plan9port or 9base. +Alternatively you can use `acpi -b`. For older systems you can get +the battery capacity from `/proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state`. -Depending on your system, you can also use +Return the amount of ram used: - cat /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/capacity + free -h | awk '(NR==2){ print $3 }' + +Return the temperature of the cpu: + + sed 's/000$/°C/' /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone0/temp + +Alternatively you can use `acpi -t` or `sensors` from lm-sensors +package. For older systems you can get the cpu temperature from +`/proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM0/temperature` -to get your battery status in percentage. +Return the volume for Master audio device: -Return the amount of ram used, in megabytes: + amixer get Master | awk -F'[][]' 'END{ print $4":"$2 }' - $(free -m |awk '/cache:/ { print $3"M" }') +Return the keyboard layout: -Return the temperature of the cpu, in degree celcius: + setxkbmap -query | awk '/layout/{ print $2 }' - $(awk '{ print $2 }' /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM0/temperature)C +Return the empty disk space at /home mount point: -Return volume: + df -h | awk '{ if ($6 == "/home") print $4 }' - amixer get Front | tail -n1 | awk '{ print $5 }' | tr -d [] +Return the wifi status for interface wlp3s0: -Change “Front” to your audio device + cat /sys/class/net/wlp3s0/opestate Using shell scripts very well leads to big scripts, which pull in unneeded dependencies. One solution for this is to write everything in C, which is much