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awesome

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  Analyzed 12 days ago

awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, light and extensible. It is primarly targeted at power users, developers and any people dealing with every day computing tasks and want to have fine-grained control on its graphical environment.

47.8K lines of code

66 current contributors

13 days since last commit

225 users on Open Hub

High Activity
4.6129
   
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metacity

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  Analyzed 12 days ago

Metacity was the default window manager for the GNOME 2 desktop environment. Its focus is on simplicity and usability rather than novelties or gimmicks. Its author has characterized it as a "boring window manager for the adult in you. Many window managers are like Marshmallow Froot Loops; Metacity is like Cheerios."

60.6K lines of code

20 current contributors

about 1 month since last commit

136 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
3.73333
   
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Fluxbox

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  Analyzed 12 days ago

Fluxbox is a lightweight and highly configurable window manager with pwm-like tabs.

53K lines of code

7 current contributors

4 months since last commit

97 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
4.61905
   
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Openbox

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  Analyzed 12 days ago

Openbox is a standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible window manager. Openbox works with your applications, and makes your desktop easier to manage. This is because the approach to its development was the opposite of what seems to be the general case for window managers. Openbox was ... [More] written first to comply with standards and to work properly. Only when that was in place did the team turn to the visual interface. Openbox is fully functional as a stand-alone working environment, or can be used as a drop-in replacement for the default window manager in the GNOME or KDE desktop environments. [Less]

84.5K lines of code

0 current contributors

over 2 years since last commit

84 users on Open Hub

Inactive
4.71875
   
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Enlightenment (window manager)

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  Analyzed over 1 year ago

Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits, not to mention a traditional window manager. The ... [More] window manager is a lean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux. It is classed as a "desktop shell" providing the things you need to operate your desktop (or laptop), but is not a whole application suite. This covered launching applications, managing their windows and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, managing files etc. [Less]

279K lines of code

41 current contributors

over 1 year since last commit

80 users on Open Hub

Activity Not Available
4.475
   
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i3

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  Analyzed 11 days ago

The i3 window manager is a tiling window manager for the Linux desktop. i3wm provides a keyboard driven, vim-like approach to window management designed to maximize the productivity of developers and advanced users. Key features of i3wm include * Simple, unfancy design that maximizes screen ... [More] space and doesn't intrude into your workflow * Multi-monitor done right, by assigning each workspace to its own output * Easy to understand plain text configuration * Excellent documentation and community support [Less]

45.1K lines of code

43 current contributors

11 days since last commit

76 users on Open Hub

High Activity
4.72222
   
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xmonad-contrib

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  Analyzed 14 days ago

xmonad is a minimalistic tiling window manager for X, written and extensible in Haskell. xmonad-contrib is the library of user-contributed extension modules to xmonad, providing a large collection of new layout algorithms, utilities, hooks, and more.

22.1K lines of code

27 current contributors

17 days since last commit

55 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
4.7619
   
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dwm

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  Analyzed 17 days ago

dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle and floating layouts. All of the layouts can be applied dynamically, optimising the environment for the application in use and the task performed.

2.5K lines of code

6 current contributors

about 1 month since last commit

48 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
4.59375
   
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StumpWM

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  Analyzed 4 months ago

Stumpwm is a tiling window manager written entirely in Common Lisp. It attempts to be highly customizable while relying entirely on the keyboard for input.

27.1K lines of code

24 current contributors

4 months since last commit

44 users on Open Hub

Activity Not Available
4.76923
   
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FVWM

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  Analyzed 15 days ago

FVWM is a multiple large virtual desktop window manager with very modest resource consumption but highly configurable. Once configured it will suit working habits like no other window manager. It conforms to virtually all modern desktop specifications, supports transparency and antialiasing in ... [More] every component. The backgrounds can be set on a per-desktop or per-screen basis with one of the many included modules. [Less]

256K lines of code

6 current contributors

8 months since last commit

42 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
4.13333
   
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