What are some alternatives?
When comparing i3 and dwm, you can also consider the following products
awesome - A dynamic window manager for the X Window System developed in the C and Lua programming languages.
bspwm - A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning
Xmonad - xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell.
Fluxbox - Fluxbox is a window manager for X that was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code.
Ratpoison - Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no fat library dependencies, no fancy graphics, no window...
IceWM - 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.