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Window manager designed for speed, usability, and consistency

IceWM is a window manager designed for speed, usability, and consistency. It is fully GNOME compliant, and partially KDE compliant. Use of the mouse is optional.

NB. a fork of the original IceWM is available at


User FAQ available in HTML format from
"IRC [] " IRC Help channel

"IRC [] " IRC development channel


Download version 1.3.8 (stable)
released on 17 November 2013

VCS Checkout

cvs -z3 co -r icewm-1-3-BRANCH icewm-1.2


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLv2Genium3 October 2015

Leaders and contributors

Markus Ackermann Contributor
Mathias Hasselmann Contributor
Nehal Mistry Contributor
Marko Macek Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive
SupportMailing List Info/Archive
UserVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 October 2015.


"User" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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