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A dynamic window manager for the X Window System developed in the C and Lua programming languages.

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  1. A dynamic tiling window manager designed for X11, inspired by wmii, and written in C.

  2. dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle and floating layouts. All of the layouts can be applied dynamically, optimising the environment for the application in use and the task performed.

  3. A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning

  4. xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell.

  5. icewm home page . Bug Tracking. If you have a patch, a bug report or a feature request to submit, please do so at the icewm project page at SourceForge.

  6. Qtile is a full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written in Python.

  7. Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no fat library dependencies, no fancy graphics, no window...

  8. Fluxbox is a window manager for X that was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code.

  9. herbstluftwm is a manual tiling window manager for X11 using Xlib and Glib.

  10. KWin is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland...

  11. spectrwm is a small dynamic tiling window manager for X11.

  12. Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of...

  13. Sway is a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager, but for Wayland instead of X11.

awesome Reviews

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13 Best Tiling Window Managers for Linux
awesome is a free and open-source next-generation tiling manager for X built to be fast and extensible and it is primarily aimed at developers, power users, and anyone who would like to control their graphical environment.
Source: www.tecmint.com
5 Great Tiling Window Managers for Linux
Awesome has a unique take on the concept of a tiling window manager. It is probably the most user-friendly on the list. Much like i3, it claims to have well-documented code to make it very easy to dig right into for modifications. It adheres to FreeDesktop standards (Desktop notifications system, system tray, etc.) and has...
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