The Fast Light Window Manager

Flwm is my attempt to combine the best ideas I have seen in several window managers. The primary influence and code base is from wm2 by Chris Cannam. Primary features are:

Newest changes in version 1.02:

Here is a screenshot, showing Gnome, KDE, and plain X programs all running in flwm windows. In the middle is the popup menu (missing the size icons right now, this will be fixed), this was brought up by right-clicking on the border of the "Buddy list" window:

To compile flwm you need the fltk library. A static-linked Linux 486 executable is also provided here.

If you have customized flwm, when compiling be sure to look at the newest config.h rather than just use an old one. There are often additional symbols defined in new versions that must exist for compilation to be correct.


All source and documentation ©2006 Bill Spitzak

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