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dwm

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.

dwm Alternatives

The best dwm alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    A dynamic tiling window manager designed for X11, inspired by wmii, and written in C.

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    A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning

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

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

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    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.

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    Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.

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

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    Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly.

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

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

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    spectrwm is a small dynamic tiling window manager for X11.

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

dwm Reviews

External sources with reviews and comparisons of dwm

13 Best Tiling Window Managers for Linux
spectrwm is a small, dynamic, xmonad, and dwm-inspired reparenting and tiling window manager built for X11 to be fast, compact, and concise. It was created with the aim of solving the issues of xmonad and dwm face.
5 Great Tiling Window Managers for Linux
DWM is, well, a dynamic window manager. Tiling isn’t the only way you can manage your windows. It’s also possible to lay the windows out in a floating or monocle style. All modifications to DWM can be done within its source code. Easy keyboard shortcuts allow for a great navigation experience while managing windows.
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