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[Mint] Install Polybar on Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon

Install dependencies:

sudo apt-get install cmake cmake-data libcairo2-dev libxcb1-dev libxcb-ewmh-dev libxcb-icccm4-dev libxcb-image0-dev libxcb-randr0-dev libxcb-util0-dev libxcb-xkb-dev pkg-config python-xcbgen xcb-proto libxcb-xrm-dev i3-wm libasound2-dev libmpdclient-dev libiw-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libpulse-dev

Clone Polybar repo:

git clone https://github.com/jaagr/polybar.git

Build Polybar:

cd polybar && ./build.sh

During the installtion choose “install example configuration” and you will find it here:


Testrun the example configuration with the following command (the bar in this config is called “example”):

polybar example

Further configuration options can be found on their Github page.