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Window Maker

https://www.gnu.org/software/windowmaker/
Window manager for X Window System

Window Maker is a fully configurable window manager for the X window system. Its features include: --ICCCM compliant --support for GNOME, GNUstep, and KDE --localization support (over 11 locales) --support for Motif and OPEN LOOK window hints --supports dockapps and rudimentary session management --can change all preferences and menus on-the-fly without having to restart the window manager --built-in icon dithering with support for 4bpp and 8bpp displays --application Dock (similar to NEXTSTEP/MacOS X Dock) that can be configured using drag and drop --workspace Dock (aka Clip/Fiend) which is a workspace specific Dock extender --good functionality vs. resource consumption ratio --configurable by GUI- no need to hand edit config files --supports multiple workspaces ("virtual desptops")

Documentation

User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.windowmaker.org/faq.html; User guide available in HTML format from http://www.windowmaker.org/documentation-userguide.html
"IRC Help" IRC Help channel
irc://irc:irc.windowmaker.org/WindowMaker

"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://irc:irc.windowmaker.org/WindowMaker

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterarca022 September 2012



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Carlos Mafra Maintainer
d Contributor
Agnieszka Czajkowska Contributor
Joao Prado Maia Contributor
Largo Contributor
Lars Willemsens; see also for a complete list Contributor
Phillip Smith Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bugs@windowmaker.org
DeveloperMailing Listmailto:wm-dev@windowmaker.org
Help,SupportMailing Listmailto:wm-user@windowmaker.org
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://repo.or.cz/w/wmaker-crm.git


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useX11
Weak prerequisitelibjpeg
Required to uselibProplist
Weak prerequisitelibXpm
Required to uselibjpeg. libpng
Weak prerequisitelibungif
Required to uselibXpm
Weak prerequisiteGNU gettext
Required to buildlibproplist
Required to buildX development libraries

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 April 2015.



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