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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

https://www.windowmaker.org/docs/guide_toc.html

https://www.windowmaker.org/docs/FAQ.html

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



Download

https://repo.or.cz/w/wmaker-crm.git/snapshot/wmaker-0.95.8.tar.gz

version 0.95.8 (stable)
released on 11 March 2017

Decommissioned

Yes

If you have time and interest in resurrecting this GNU package, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org.


User level

Beginner

https://my.fsf.org/donate/

Accepts cryptocurrency donations.

https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/

VCS Checkout

Categories

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Licensing

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22 September 2012




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
d Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/windowmaker/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://repo.or.cz/w/wmaker-crm.git
Mailing Listhttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wmaker-dev/
Mailing Listhttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wmaker-user/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useX11
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Required to uselibProplist
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Weak prerequisiteGNU gettext
Required to buildlibproplist
Required to buildX development libraries

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 December 2018.



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