A window manager is system software that controls the placement and appearance of windows within a windowing system in a graphical user interface.

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Window Managers for X
Guide to window managers for the X Window System. Descriptions, screenshots and configuration files for all popular window managers, along with related resources, including a news and discussion area.
aewm
A minimalistic X11 window manager.
AfterStep Applets
Home of the distribution of applications for the AfterStep window manager.
amiwm
X window manager that tries to look and feel like Amiga Workbench.
B4Step Window Manager
B4Step is a Window Manager running under X11R6 with a different way to manage window banners. It can use OpenGL routines for animations, is Gnome compliant and has also a sound support.
BadWM
A minimalistic window manager for the X Window System.
Blackbox
Light window manager, without all those annoying library dependencies.
Enlightenment
A window manager based on Enlightenment Foundation Libraries.
Evilwm
A minimalist Window Manager for the X Window System.
Fast Light Window Manager
Derived from wm2. Source code and binaries available.
FluxBox
A fast compact window manager based on the Blackbox, but offering more features.
Generic Window Manager Manual
GWM is an X window manager you can program using LISP.
GNUstep.org
Official site of GNUstep: free implementation of NeXTStep/OpenStep specification.
JD4X
A basic GUI windowing environment developed to support the Java programming language based on top of the X window system.
mlvwm
Macintosh Like Virtual Window Manager.
Official AfterStep Development site
Site dedicated to Development of the AfterStep Window Manager. Includes HTMLized sources, daily activity log, and TODOs.
Openbox
A standards compliant light-weight extensible window manager.
Oroborus
A very minimalistic, but still fully configurable windowmanager.
pekwm
A good looking but lean windowmanager with support for dockapps, tabbed windows, automatic window manipulation, dynamic menus, key sequences.
Pie Menu Window Manager
Minimal window manager that uses pie menus.
Ratpoison Window Manager
A simple Window Manager with no fat library dependencies, no fancy graphics, no window decorations.
Sawfish
An extensible window manager using a Lisp-based scripting language. All window decorations are configurable and all user-interface policy is controlled through the extension language. This is no layer on top of twm, but a wholly new architecture.
Scwm
Scheme Constraints/Configurable Window Manager. A window manager with a powerful dynamic configuration language based on Guile Scheme.
Small Window Manager
Minimal window manager intended for use with small screen sizes.
The Stump Window Manager
A tiling, keyboard driven X11 Window Manager written entirely in Common Lisp.
VTWM
A virtual window manager for the X Window System. It is based on twm, and can be used just like twm. It provides multiple virtual screens, a 3D look, and lots of neat features.
Window Manager Icons Distribution
a project to provide an efficient configurable icon distribution
WindowLab
A small and simple window manager of novel design.
wm2
Really minimal window manager
wmx
A window manager for X. It's based on wm2, but it's intended to provide a vehicle for features that fall outside the scope of the manifesto for the original wm2.

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