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Lightweight and clean window manager

'cwm' (calmwm) is a window manager originally inspired by evilwm. It has several novel features, including the ability to search for windows and a very simple and attractive aesthetic.


User manpage available in HTML format from

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License:ISCRyan Ozmun28 February 2018

Leaders and contributors

Marius Aamodt Eriksen Maintainer
Andy Adamson Contributor
Niels Provos Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2018.


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