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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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    Unimus is a Network Automation and Configuration management solution designed for fast deployment network-wide and ease of use. Unimus does not require learning any abstraction or templating languages, and does not require any coding skills.

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

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    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.

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

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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.

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

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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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    tiny but monstrous tiling window manager. Contribute to c00kiemon5ter/monsterwm development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    Productivity and Qt

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    All-in-one workspace. One tool for your whole team. Write, plan, and get organized.

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Top 13 Best Tiling Window Managers For Linux In 2022
Ratpoison is a lightweight Window Manager that is free of elaborate visuals, window decorations, and dependencies on other programmes. It is based on the GNU Screen, which is widely used among virtual terminal users.
13 Best Tiling Window Managers for Linux
Ratpoison is a lightweight Window Manager designed to be simple and without fancy graphics, window decorations, or dependence on any other projects. It is modeled after the GNU Screen which is very popular in the virtual terminal community.
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