unix VS dwm

Compare unix vs dwm and see what are their differences.


Mirror of the Restoration of 1st Edition UNIX kernel sources from pdf document. (by qrush)


Personal built of Dynamic Window Manager from suckless.org (by chhajedji)
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of dwm. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-17.
  • statuscmd patch always running last command
    2 projects | /r/suckless | 17 Feb 2021
    Thanks a lot u/bakkeby for the comment. It solved my issue. I think you should add this change in the systray patch as I think this could be a missed bug there.
    2 projects | /r/suckless | 17 Feb 2021
    Yes, I have systray patch applied. Here's a list of all the patches I have applied.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing unix and dwm you can also consider the following projects:

sowm - An itsy bitsy floating window manager (220~ sloc / 24kb compiled!).

modwm - MODWM - Modular Dynamic Window Manager

jgmenu - An X11 menu

cproc - C11 compiler (mirror)

xwm - A tiny XCB floating window manager.

berry - :strawberry: A healthy, byte-sized window manager

devoidwm - A simple X11 window manager

GLFW - A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input

edit - edit - lite version of line-oriented text editor

scp-streams - An SCP protocol implementation

C-Path-Tracer - Path Tracer written in C. Made mostly for fun.

shellmate - Write type-safe shell scripts in Haskell