Bluetile Alternatives

    Bluetile is described as 'tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as tiling layouts where windows are arranged to use the entire screen without overlapping' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Bluetile for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac and postmarketOS. The best alternative is KDE Plasma, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bluetile are GNOME (Free, Open Source), Xfce (Free, Open Source), WindowGrid (Free) and i3 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 17, 2021

    1. Plasma is a cross-device work environment by the KDE Community where trust is put on the user's capacity to best define their own workflow and preferences.
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    2. GNOME 3 has been designed from the ground up to help you have the best possible computing experience. Learn about what it has to offer. Simple and easy to use
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    3. Xfce (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free software desktop environment for Unix and other Unix-like platforms, such as Linux, Solaris and BSD. It aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use.
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    4. WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid. WindowGrid gives functionality to the normally useless right mouse button when moving a window. Doing this will enable the grid snap mode.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016, bug reports on maintainers' BitBucket page go unresponded to. https://bitbucket.org/joshua_wilding/windowgrid-binaries/issues?status=new&status=open

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    5. i3 is a dynamic tiling window manager with clean, readable and documented code, featuring extended Xinerama support, usage of libxcb instead of xlib and several improvements over wmii.
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    6. The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment.
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    7. Cairo is a desktop environment for Windows. Its goal is to develop a desktop experience that increases productivity and advances current technology standards.
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    8. Budgie is the flagship desktop of the Solus OS and is part of the Solus Project. Designed with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.

      Discontinued

      No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.

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    9. LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product of the merge between the LXDE-Qt and the .
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