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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]
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.
Window Maker is an X11 window manager originally designed to provide integration support for the GNUstep Desktop Environment. In every way possible, it reproduces the elegant look and feel of the NEXTSTEP[tm] user interface. It is fast, feature rich, easy to configure, and easy to use. It is also ... [More]
Xmobar is a minimalistic text based status bar. Inspired by the Ion3 status bar, it supports similar features, like dynamic color management, output templates, and extensibility through plugins.
Key features of i3 are correct implementation of Xinerama (workspaces are assigned to virtual screens, i3 does the right thing when attaching new monitors), XrandR support (not done yet), horizontal and vertical columns (think of a table) in tiling. Also, special focus is on writing clean ... [More]
IceWM is a window manager designed for speed, usability, and consistency. It is able to emulate the looks of Motif, OS/2, and Windows, and allows you to have a customizable look using pixmaps.
Pekwm is a fast, functional, and flexible window manager which aims to be useable, even without a mouse. It has an expanded feature-set, including window grouping (similar to ion, pwm, or fluxbox), auto properties, xinerama and keygrabber that supports keychains, and much more.
ratpoison is a Window Manager that puts that sick little rodent out of its misery. Enjoy ratpoison's smooth keyboard handling and slick performance. Don't worry about dependancies, 'cause there ain't none! And best of all, its GNOME incompliant!
The Etoile project aims to produce a document-centric desktop and post-desktop environment. The project is built on top of GNUstep, a high-quality Free Software implementation of the OpenStep specification from Sun and NeXT and popularised by Apple as Cocoa. The basic unit within an Etoile system ... [More]
Sawfish is an extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language called Librep -- all window decorations are configurable and all user-interface policy is controlled through the extension language.