The GUIShell project is a collection of utilities facilitating the use of the GTK+ toolkit in shell scripts through the gtkshell utility. The ACE configuration environment provides sample scripts utilizing gtkshell for desktop utilities. rootcat provides the ability to display messages to the root window using Xft, allowing one to write status display scripts.
subtle is a grid-based manual tiling window manager with a strong focus on easy but customizable look and feel. In comparison to other tiling window managers, subtle has no automatic tiling of the screen size in any way. Instead, windows are arranged according to positions inside of a grid. These positions are called gravities.
libNUI is a hardware accelerated GUI framework that makes it possible to build rich multi-platform applications based on 3D rendered dynamic layouts. Interfaces are built as a composition of widgets and behaviors, and the framework handles positioning, resizing, anchoring, and texture stretching. Objects are connected with synchronous events and delegates for mono-threaded communication, or asynchronous notifications and message queues are used for multi-threaded applications. It also supports strings (including Unicode), paths, files, data streams, fonts, threads, critical sections, audio buffer rendering, and more.
Kittens is an application container that can embed X applications and steal them from your window manager in order to provide advanced window management options to any window manager. It can tab windows together, split to show them vertically side by side, and allow applications and splits to be resized with the mouse or keyboard. It works in environments such as GNOME, KDE, and XFCE. Kittens is also ideal for managing applications without having to use a mouse.
XDRadio is a simple to use XDialog wrapper for radio listening, It use MPlayer for radio listening and v4l2-cfg for mono-stereo shifting. It will hopefully run on any X Window system. XDRadio is intended for desktop end users with a radio card in their personal computers. It comes in 2 localized versions: French and English. The initial setup is easy, and explained in the README and with comments in the files. After this setup, you will be able to easily control your radio card.
x9wm is a clone or fork of the 9wm and w9wm X window managers. It is a light alternative for the Mac OS X desktop. All of its source code is contained in a single file. It supports an alterate red colored cursor. It is very light on resources, quite fast, very simple, and easy for long programming, editing, or Web work sessions. You can blend it with Nitrogen and Wbar to create a simple but elegant interface without iconic or stylistic clutter. It does not decorate windows with borders, and it is modal, controlled with the mouse.
Lunchbox is a dynamic tiling window manager for X11. It allows windows to be resized by squishing them against the edge of the screen. In a step away from the desktop metaphor, all programs are given a separate workspace and unique arrangement of windows, and any window can become the desktop. It offers an in-built scalable tab replacement called the Title Menu, which allows any window to be swapped with any other window that fits, allowing very fine grained control over the layout of the screen. Finally, although many windows default to tiling, any window can be changed to a Floating mode, which dialog boxes default to.