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|Short description=Simple window manager
 
|Short description=Simple window manager
 
|Full description=Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no large library dependencies, fancy graphics, or window decorations. All interaction with the window manager is done through keystrokes. Ratpoison has a prefix map to minimize the key clobbering, and all windows are maximized and kept maximized to avoid wasting screen space.
 
|Full description=Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no large library dependencies, fancy graphics, or window decorations. All interaction with the window manager is done through keystrokes. Ratpoison has a prefix map to minimize the key clobbering, and all windows are maximized and kept maximized to avoid wasting screen space.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.ratpoison.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/ratpoison
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Computer languages=C
|Version identifier=1.4.0-beta2 beta
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|Documentation note=User manual included
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|IRC help=irc://openprojects.net/ratpoison
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|IRC development=irc://irc.openprojects.net/ratpoison
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|Related projects=FramebufferUI,WindowLab,Aewm,cwm,Ion,Larswm,lwm,Microscopic_Window_Manager,Oroborus_Window_Manager,Puto_Amo,wmi,Fluxbox,Blackbox
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|Keywords=GUI,window manager,ratpoison
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|Version identifier=1.3.0
 
|Version date=2004-06-14
 
|Version date=2004-06-14
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/ratpoison/ratpoison-1.4.6.tar.gz
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|Version comment=1.4.6 stable released 2013-04-07
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2005-02-22
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Status=
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|Is GNU=No
 
|License verified date=2001-09-21
 
|License verified date=2001-09-21
|Version comment=1.4.0-beta2 beta released 2004-02-22
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified date=2001-09-21
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}}
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{{Person
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|Real name=Shawn Betts
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=sabetts@users.sourceforge.net
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|Resource URL=
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{{Person
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|Real name=Chr. v. Stuckrad
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|Role=Contributor
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|Email=stucki@math.fu-berlin.de
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|Resource URL=
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=10306
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel
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{{Software category
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|Interface=x-window-system, window-manager
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|Use=interface
 
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|Prerequisite description=X11 development libraries
 
|Prerequisite description=X11 development libraries
 
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Revision as of 08:43, 31 August 2013

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Ratpoison

http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/
Ratpoison is a simple Window Manager with no fat library dependencies, no fancy graphics, no window decorations, and no flashy wank. It is largely modelled after GNU Screen which still is doing wonders in virtual terminal market.

The screen can be split into non-overlapping frames. All windows are kept maximized inside their frames to take full advantage of your precious screen real estate.

All interaction with the window manager is done through keystrokes. Ratpoison has a prefix map to minimize the key clobbering that cripples Emacs and other quality pieces of software.

Documentation

See the info manual for more information.

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/ratpoison " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/ratpoison

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterGenium13 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Shawn Betts Original author and former maintainer. Sickened by the rat and the trend in window managers, he sat down one evening and pulled an all-nighter writing the first version of Ratpoison.
Jeremie Courreges-Anglas Current maintainer.


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/r.html
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/ratpoison
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-wm/ratpoison
Developer Homepage https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/ratpoison/
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/x11-wm/ratpoison/
User & Developer Bug Tracking https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=ratpoison
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/wm/ratpoison
History Homepage https://sourceforge.net/projects/ratpoison/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build X11 development libraries

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 January 2017.



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