FLWM

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Fast Light Window Manager
Screenshot of Fast Light Window Manager
Screenshot of Fast Light Window Manager
Developer(s) Bill Spitzak
Initial release 1998; 20 years ago (1998)
Stable release
1.02 / December 1, 2014; 3 years ago (2014-12-01)
Written in C++
Operating system Unix-like
Platform Linux
Size i386: 43.6 kB package, 156.0 kB installed,
ia64: 58.1 kB package, 216.0 kB installed
Type Stacking window manager
License GNU General Public License
Website flwm.sourceforge.net
FLWM 1.02 Xsession running on Debian 7 Linux

The Fast Light Window Manager is a stacking window manager written in C++ and available for redistribution under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence. FLWM is the default window manager for Tiny Core Linux.

Features[edit]

Features of the FLWM window manager include:

  • Small (i386: 43.6 kB package, 156.0 kB installed, ia64: 58.1 kB package, 216.0 kB installed)[1]
  • Stacking windows
  • Written in C++
  • Freely redistributable under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence
  • Based on the FLTK toolkit
  • Window decorations include borders and a vertical titlebar
  • sloppy focus with click to focus (no autoraise)
  • Multiple desktops
  • Desktop switching via menu or through keyboard navigation
  • No support for themes. Colors are customizable via command line arguments.

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