- Configuration Files
- Global Settings
- Grid Layout
By default WTF looks in a
~/.config/wtf/ directory for a YAML file called
config.yml. If the
~/.config/wtf/ directory doesn’t exist, WTF will create that directory
on start-up, and then display instructions for creating a new
In other words, WTF expects to have a YAML config file at:
Example Configuration Files
A couple of example config files are provided in the
directory of the Git repository.
To try out WTF quickly, copy
config.yml and relaunch WTF. You
should see the app launch and display the Security,
Clocks and Status widgets onscreen.
Custom Configuration Files
To try out different configurations (or run multiple instances of WTF), you can pass the path to a config file via command line arguments on start-up.
To load a custom configuration file (ie: one that’s not
~/.config/wtf/config.yml), pass in the path to configuration file as a
parameter on launch:
$> wtf --config=path/to/custom/config.yml