A compact, hackable dwm-like compositor for Wayland
dwl is intended to fill the same space in the Wayland world that dwm does in X11, primarily in terms of philosophy, and secondarily in terms of functionality. dwl is easy to understand, minimal, extendable, and tied to as few external dependencies as possible.
- Any features provided by dwm/Xlib: simple window borders, tags, keybindings, client rules, mouse move/resize (excluding built-in status bar)
- Configurable multi-monitor layout support, including position and rotation
- Configurable HiDPI/multi-DPI support
- Provide information to external status bars via stdout/stdin
- Urgency hints via xdg-activate protocol
- Various Wayland protocols
- XWayland support as provided by wlroots
- Zero flickering - Wayland users naturally expect that "every frame is perfect"
- IRC general channel
Panos Alevropoulos, Craigt
17 March 2022
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
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