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Initial releaseAugust 31, 2008; 10 years ago (2008-08-31)[1]
Stable release
0.12.0 / 20 July 2018; 4 months ago (2018-07-20)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inPython
TypeWindow manager
LicenseMIT license

Qtile is a free and open-source tiling window manager for the X Window System, written and configured in Python. It allows users to customize layouts, widgets, and built-in commands.[2] As the Window manager is written in Python it can be controlled by scripting.[3]


  1. ^ Github releases
  2. ^ "Qtile.org". Qtile.org. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
  3. ^ Verna, Clément (27 September 2018). "5 cool tiling window managers". Fedora Magazine. Qtile. Retrieved 20 November 2018.