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Package: cwm (5.5-1)

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lightweight and efficient window manager for X11

cwm is a minimalist stacking window manager ported from OpenBSD. Originally inspired by evilwm, it was rewritten from scratch due to limitations in the evilwm codebase.

cwm contains many features that concentrate on the efficiency and transparency of window management. cwm also aims to maintain the simplest and most pleasant aesthetic. It provides minimal decoration and screen clutter, instead having powerful controls to manage windows, launch programs etc. via key and mouse bindings. A "virtual desktop" can be simulated by the ability to group windows, and to show and hide these groups.

cwm is very configurable via a simple, clearly documented .cwmrc file.

If you are looking for simple menus and pretty icons, cwm is probably not going to be your cup of tea. If you don't mind a little learning curve and want something powerful and flexible, try it out.

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 40.4 kB142.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 41.3 kB91.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 38.5 kB130.0 kB [list of files]
armel 37.4 kB120.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 36.5 kB104.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 42.1 kB134.0 kB [list of files]
i386 40.6 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 41.6 kB95.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 40.8 kB90.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 35.1 kB73.0 kB [list of files]
mips 40.5 kB139.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 40.7 kB139.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 38.2 kB129.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 38.1 kB125.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 39.6 kB145.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 39.6 kB102.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 42.9 kB146.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 41.1 kB124.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 36.0 kB125.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 37.0 kB129.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 42.2 kB129.0 kB [list of files]