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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=Ratpoison
 
|Name=Ratpoison
|Short description=Simple window manager
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|Short description=Simple mouse-free tiling window manager
|Full description=Ratpoison is a simple window manager with no large library dependencies, fancy graphics, or window decorations. All interaction with the window manager is done through keystrokes. Ratpoison has a prefix map to minimize the key clobbering, and all windows are maximized and kept maximized to avoid wasting screen space.
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|Full description='''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.
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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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.
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://ratpoison.sourceforge.net
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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.
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.ratpoison.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/ratpoison
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|Homepage URL=http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/
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|User level=intermediate
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.sv.nongnu.org/ratpoison.git
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User manual included
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|Documentation note=See the info manual for more information.
|Paid support=
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|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/ratpoison
|IRC help=irc://openprojects.net/ratpoison
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=irc://irc.openprojects.net/ratpoison
 
 
|Related projects=FramebufferUI,WindowLab,Aewm,cwm,Ion,Larswm,lwm,Microscopic_Window_Manager,Oroborus_Window_Manager,Puto_Amo,wmi,Fluxbox,Blackbox
 
|Related projects=FramebufferUI,WindowLab,Aewm,cwm,Ion,Larswm,lwm,Microscopic_Window_Manager,Oroborus_Window_Manager,Puto_Amo,wmi,Fluxbox,Blackbox
 
|Keywords=GUI,window manager,ratpoison
 
|Keywords=GUI,window manager,ratpoison
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.4.8
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/09/14
|Last review date=2005-02-22
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/ratpoison/ratpoison-1.4.8.tar.xz
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2017/01/13
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.3.0
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|Status=
|Version date=2004-06-14
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ratpoison/ratpoison-1.3.0.tar.gz?download
 
 
|License verified date=2001-09-21
 
|License verified date=2001-09-21
|Version comment=1.3.0 stable released 2004-06-14
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2017/01/13
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|License note=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git/tree/COPYING
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Shawn Betts
 
|Real name=Shawn Betts
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|Role=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.
 
|Email=sabetts@users.sourceforge.net
 
|Email=sabetts@users.sourceforge.net
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Jeremie Courreges-Anglas
|Real name=Chr. v. Stuckrad
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|Role=Current maintainer.
|Email=stucki@math.fu-berlin.de
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|Email=jcaratpoison@wxcvbn.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=10306
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|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/ratpoison/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=User & Developer
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=ratpoison
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=History
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://sourceforge.net/projects/ratpoison/
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel
 
|Resource URL=http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Guix
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/r.html
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://packages.debian.org/jessie/ratpoison
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Gentoo
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-wm/ratpoison
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=FreeBSD
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://www.freshports.org/x11-wm/ratpoison/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=NetBSD
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=http://pkgsrc.se/wm/ratpoison
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
|Interface=window-manager,x-window-system
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|Interface=x-window-system, window-manager
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=BSD, GNU/Linux, GNU/Hurd
 
|Use=interface
 
|Use=interface
}}
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-09-21
 
 
}}
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite description=X11 development libraries
 
|Prerequisite description=X11 development libraries
 
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Latest revision as of 17:06, 13 January 2017

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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

Related Projects




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


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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"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." is not in the list (Maintainer, Contributor, Developer, Sponsor, Unknown) of allowed values for the "Role" property.



"Current maintainer." is not in the list (Maintainer, Contributor, Developer, Sponsor, Unknown) of allowed values for the "Role" property.






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


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


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


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