PLWM (The Pointless Window Manager) is a highly modularised window manager written in Python. It has no configuration files; instead, you combine Python classes to make the perfect window manager for yourself. This is not a window manager for non-programmers. The feature list includes point-to-focus and sloppy-focus, outline move, resizing, deiconifying, views (extremely powerful workspaces), and multihead support. PLWM is controlled completely from the keyboard.
|Tags||Desktop Environment Window Manager Software Development Libraries|
|Operating Systems||OS Independent|
Release Notes: New features include a general text window class useful for both menus and input boxes and a modewindow mixin to display the system load average. Some small, useful hacks have been collected in the new module, plwm.misc.
Release Notes: New modules panes and menus were added. Together they allow PLWM to act like the fellow window manager ratpoison, giving a screen-like interface to X. A bunch of bugfixes (including a Python 2.1 incompitability fix), some new smaller features, and some internal redesign was added.
Release Notes: This release includes completed documentation, a new inspect module allowing the internals of a running PLWM to be studied or modfied by an external client, event loop improvement, a fix for a timer event bug, cleaner mode window code, and key grabbing support.
Release Notes: PLWM now works with Python 2.0, and xmodewin functionality has been moved from a separate application into plwm modules.
Release Notes: The old plxlib module has been replaced by the Python X Library. PLWM is now written entirerly in Python, and should run on any platform with a Python intepreter.