Question about packages in i3 spin + including redshift
by Gautam Goel
I'm really interested in this spin. I'm running the standard GNOME desktop now, but I've been looking to switch to i3 and this spin presents the perfect opportunity. I looked at the current list of packages to be included in this spin (https://pagure.io/i3-sig/Fedora-i3-Spin/blob/master/f/fedora-i3-common.ks...), and I have a few questions:
First, can someone explain what "dex-autostart" and "gnome-keyring-pam" do? I googled around a bit, but couldn't really figure it out. Why are these programs included in the default install?
If I understand correctly, azote and pavucontrol essentially provide graphical interfaces that replicate the functionality of simpler command-line programs like feh and alsamixer. Is that correct?
Does brightlight work only on laptops, or also on desktops?
On a separate note, perhaps you guys should consider including redshift (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Redshift), which is widely used by i3 users to help control the color temperature of their screens. A similar functionality is built into recent versions of GNOME, and I am a huge fan.