What is Regolith?
This site contains the information to use the Regolith desktop environment. The content is structured in an order intended for new users, but feel free to skip around as you see fit. Feedback is always welcome and we appreciate any tips on how the documentation can be more complete, easy to read, and effective.
Before diving in it’s good to define some terms to avoid confusion.
|Keybinding||A mapping between a set of key presses to a specific action performed by the desktop environment or application.|
|Desktop Environment||A collection of software programs that used as a whole allow a user to interact with a computer using a keyboard, mouse, and monitor.|
|Bar||A passive UI component typically placed at the top or bottom of the screen used to provide system information to the user.|
|Launcher||An active UI component a user will invoke to perform an action, such as navigate to a window or launch a program.|
|Workspace||A collection of windows all present together on the same computer monitor.|
|Window||A program presents a graphical interface to users via windows. Some programs are text based and do not create windows of their own.|
|Window Manager||A program that organizes windows on behalf of the user.|
|Tile||Another word for a window used by tiling window managers.|
|Floating Window||A window that does not share bounds with other windows in a workspace can be placed on top of them. This is the default layout for traditional window managers.|
Table of Contents
Summary of installation methods for Regolith.
Details about the Regolith interface.
Customize Regolith to suit you.
Show your user how to work through some end to end examples.
Providing extensions and customizations to Regolith
Rules and the ways we like to do things.
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