RSS 383 projects tagged "Window Manager"

Download Website Updated 27 Feb 2014 spectrwm

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Pop 516.98
Vit 38.49

spectrwm is a minimalistic tiling window manager that tries to stay out of the way so that valuable screen real estate can be used for much more important stuff. It has sane defaults and does not require one to learn a language to do any configuration. It was written by hackers for hackers and it strives to be small, compact, and fast.

Download Website Updated 23 Feb 2013 Fluxbox

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Pop 425.35
Vit 16.05

Fluxbox is a lightweight and highly configurable window manager with pwm-like tabs.

Download Website Updated 06 Jul 2005 Window Maker

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Pop 417.85
Vit 8.60

Window Maker is an X11 window manager designed to give additional integration support to the GNUstep Desktop Environment. In every way possible, it reproduces the elegant look and feel of the NeXTSTEP[tm] GUI. It is fast, feature rich, easy to configure, and easy to use. In addition, Window Maker works with GNOME and KDE, making it one of the most useful and universal window managers available.

Download Website Updated 25 Aug 2004 Enlightenment

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Pop 338.67
Vit 5.35

Enlightenment is a themeable, fast, flexible, and powerful window manager that is designed to be as configurable as possible in both look and feel. In addition, Enlightenment provides an applet API that provides functionality somewhere between the GNOME applet system and Dock Apps from Afterstep/WindowMaker. The current design aim is for Enlightenment to become a desktop shell.

Download No website Updated 15 Sep 2013 IceWM

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Pop 336.70
Vit 44.84

IceWM is a window manager designed for speed, usability, and consistency. It is able to emulate the looks of Motif, OS/2, and Windows, and allows you to have a customizable look using pixmaps.

Download Website Updated 03 Nov 2005 Blackbox

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Pop 336.50
Vit 8.21

Blackbox is yet another addition to the list of window managers for X. It is written in C++, sharing no common code with any other window manager (even though the graphics implementation is similar to that of WindowMaker). It features small code size, a fast interface with simple menus, multiple workspaces, decorated windows, built-in graphics code to render solids, gradients, and bevels on the fly, and more.

Download No website Updated 01 Mar 2014 FVWM-Crystal

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Pop 332.14
Vit 31.79

FVWM-Crystal aims to create an easy to use, pretty, but also powerful desktop environment for Linux or other Unix-like operating systems. It uses the following programs: FVWM as a window manager and "main core"; different ways to provide icons on the desktop including support for many file managers and custom commands; xterm, aterm, mrxvt, or urxvt as terminal emulators; MPD or XMMS2 as music players (there's built-in support for controlling these programs), and several other tools for different functions, like setting a wallpaper or taking screenshots.

Download Website Updated 28 Feb 2009 xfce

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Pop 331.63
Vit 16.42

Xfce is an easy-to-use and easy-to-configure environment for X11 based on GTK2. A priority is adherence to standards, specifically those defined at freedesktop.org.

Download Website Updated 27 Jan 2014 i3

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Pop 331.57
Vit 14.00

i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager. Its key features are correct implementation of Xinerama (workspaces are assigned to virtual screens, and it does the right thing when attaching new monitors) and XrandR support (which is still unfinished). Both horizontal and vertical columns can be used in tiling. There is a special focus is on writing clean, readable, and well documented code. i3 uses xcb for asynchronous communication with X11, and has several measures to be very fast. i3 is primarily targeted at advanced users and developers.

Download Website Updated 18 Jan 2011 AfterStep

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Pop 314.56
Vit 15.99

AfterStep is a Window Manager for X which started by emulating the NeXTSTEP look and feel, but which has been significantly altered according to the requests of various users. Many adepts will tell you that NeXTSTEP is not only the most visually pleasant interface, but also one of the most functional and intuitive out there. AfterStep aims to incorporate the advantages of the NeXTSTEP interface, and add additional useful features.

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Code Manager 2

A simple single site code management and package management system.

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i18nspector

A checking tool for gettext POT, PO, and MO files.