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 nonsense. It is largely modeled 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.
12 November 2020
Leaders and contributors
|Jeremie Courreges-Anglas||Current maintainer.|
|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.|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git|
|Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel|
|Required to build||X11 development libraries|
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