Window Maker is a fully configurable window manager for the X window system. Its features include: --ICCCM compliant --support for GNOME, GNUstep, and KDE --localization support (over 11 locales) --support for Motif and OPEN LOOK window hints --supports dockapps and rudimentary session management --can change all preferences and menus on-the-fly without having to restart the window manager --built-in icon dithering with support for 4bpp and 8bpp displays --application Dock (similar to NEXTSTEP/MacOS X Dock) that can be configured using drag and drop --workspace Dock (aka Clip/Fiend) which is a workspace specific Dock extender --good functionality vs. resource consumption ratio --configurable by GUI- no need to hand edit config files --supports multiple workspaces ("virtual desptops")
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.windowmaker.org/faq.html; User guide available in HTML format from http://www.windowmaker.org/documentation-userguide.html
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
This is a GNU package:windowmaker
released on 16 May 2012
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||arca0||22 September 2012|
Leaders and contributors
|Lars Willemsens; see also for a complete list||Contributor|
|Joao Prado Maia||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Required to build||libproplist|
|Required to build||X development libraries|
|Required to use||X11|
|Required to use||libProplist|
|Required to use||libjpeg. libpng|
|Required to use||libXpm|
|Weak prerequisite||GNU gettext|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 September 2012.
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