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How I Switch Between Dark and Light Terminals With I3 and St

I’m pretty happy with my current Linux desktop environment - I’m running Arch Linux, which is a barebones, simplicity-first do-it-all-yourself distribution. I’m using the absolutely amazing i3 tiling window manager, and I just recently switched to a fairly hacked-on version of the st terminal emulator, which is basically as stripped-down and simple as terminal emulators get.

I’ve got two versions of st compiled and sitting in /usr/bin - one with the dark version of the Solarized color scheme, and one with the light version. I’ve got a couple of scripts that I wrote to easily switch between those two, which I do based on the whims of my corneas.

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