Ratpoison

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Ratpoison

http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/
Simple mouse-free tiling window manager

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


Download

Download version 1.4.8 (stable)
released on 14 September 2014

VCS Checkout

Categories

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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

AudienceResource typeURI
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-wm/ratpoison
DeveloperHomepagehttps://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/ratpoison/
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://www.freshports.org/x11-wm/ratpoison/
User & DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=ratpoison
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/wm/ratpoison
HistoryHomepagehttps://sourceforge.net/projects/ratpoison/
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/r.html
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel
DebianHomepagehttps://packages.debian.org/jessie/ratpoison
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildX11 development libraries

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



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