Yet another discord overlay for linux
Yet another Discord overlay for Linux written in Python using GTK3.
Considerably lighter on system resources and less hack-and-slash included than discord-overlay.
python3 -m pip install discover-overlay
git clone https://github.com/trigg/Discover.git cd Discover python3 -m pip install .
Most requirements should be handled by pip.
A compositor is strongly advised but there is a non-compositor mode optionally
It is advised to install python-gobject from your system's own package manager.
apt install python3-gi
pacman -S python-gobject
with Wayland support
pacman -S gtk-layer-shell
discover-overlayif this fails it is most likely in
Comes with sane-enough default but has a configuration screen to tweak to your own use. Configuration can be reached either via System tray or by running
If you are trying to debug on VS Code you are likely to get the following message:
/usr/bin/python3: No module named discover_overlay.__main__; 'discover_overlay' is a package and cannot be directly executed
To get around this, copy the main file created by discover-overlay with
cp $(which discover-overlay) /path/to/Discover/discover_overlay/__main__.py
I feel like I shouldn't have to at all! Until we get an official one I might just create a new one every few months. Look forward to Rust/Vulkan version coming in a few months.