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4 posts are tagged "windowmanager"

The Fluxbox Windowmanager

This article is part of a series. I still managed to find the old Fluxbox web page (or here) from ~2002: How nice is that! What fascinates me about Fluxbox is its history. It has developed from blackbox around 2001, is still actively developed and has a devoted user base. In its early days it must ...

TWM Window Manager

twm is historical. It dates back to 1987, and is still being developed (although I think "maintained" would be more appropriate). I simply wanted to try it out and see what I can do with it, if I can customize it to my needs, both in functionality and looks. Screenshot Gallery Installatio...

dwm window manager

I am interested in window managers that can do both tiling and floating layouts. I don't think I'll ever become a tiling purist, but trying out dwm for some longer time has been a good experience. There's some truth in it - the lack of "features" helps to focus on what's relevant. Both loo...

19 Window Managers

Linux is somewhat famous for having so many different winddowmanagers; this is not a complete list. My interest was in those that typically run in a standalone session (not as part of a desktop environment, like e.g. mutter for gnome) are somewhat maintained, not too obscure or specialized I als...