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awesomeWM/awesome is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts where awesome has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-09.
  • How to hide wibox on startup by default? | 2021-04-11
    Add it on this line
  • Systray icons options | 2021-04-09
    the github thread i was thinking of:
  • Attach external program to WM globals/state | 2021-04-07
    There have been some progress regarding external scripting for awesome in git master with the introduction of a shebang parser. But it's only a nice way to start awesome for now. (discussion :
  • Slack crashes when resized | 2021-03-30
  • Screensharing on bspwm makes the mouse unresponsive on the shared monitor | 2021-03-28
    i don't think awesomewm is appropriate for that test - regardless whether or not reparenting has anything to do with this is just a guess.
  • Awesome-git cannot be compiled from the morning 28-mar 2021 | 2021-03-28
    We had last night this PR merged upstream :
  • Module ruled not found rc.lua line 26. | 2021-03-26
    On the awesome repo we have this PR awesomeWM/awesome#3297 to fix the GTK 4 vs GTK 3 issue because LGI don't support GTK 4 for now. I guess something similar should be done to properly load GDK.
  • Please show me your notification daemons!
    Ugh, version 1.0 of the spec was superseded in 2011 or so, but apparently the update didn't make it into an awesomewm release so far...
  • Is donating $5 a month to a FOSS project each month enough?
    At the bottom of theyr website
    Can you help me out? Where do I find the sponsor button at?
  • error downloading awesome.git | 2021-03-24
    i was following instructions on i did not change any files and followed the instructions to the mark. it does create the build directory but I am unable to continue past this point.
  • Awesome.git installation | 2021-03-23
    The GitHub thing I was following
  • Code to replace/override window titles | 2021-03-14
  • How to change the icon theme searched by menubar.utils.lookup_icon? | 2021-03-06
    Here is the code that defines the search path:
  • Question about widgets and memory | 2021-03-02
    Awesome's test suite does quite some magic (involving weak tables) to test that something was indeed garbage collectable: