What exactly is a tiling window manager?

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  • dwm

    My Build of DWM (by cjhead)

    Scroll down for a pic of how my dwm looks here.

  • sway

    i3-compatible Wayland compositor

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • spectrwm

    A small dynamic tiling window manager for X11.

    Here is one website with screenshots. https://github.com/conformal/spectrwm

  • xmonad

    The core of xmonad, a small but functional ICCCM-compliant tiling window manager

    Here is another tiling wm with screenshots: https://xmonad.org/

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