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flwm is described as 'The Fast Light Window Manager is a small stacking FLTK-based window manager written in C++ and available for redistribution under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence' and is a Window Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to flwm for Linux, BSD, C++, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is i3, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like flwm are Openbox, awesome, Xmonad and IceWM.

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The Fast Light Window Manager is a small stacking FLTK-based window manager written in C++ and available for redistribution...

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    i3

    • Linux
    • BSD
    41 alternatives to i3 

    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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    i3 with VIM, git, MPlayer, i3bar
    dzen2, VIM, bash, top
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    Openbox

    • Linux
    • BSD
    40 alternatives to Openbox 

    Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support.

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    Discontinued

    No actively developed anymore. Last commit was in 2015.

    BlackWhite theme by lyrae @ box-look.org


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    awesome

    • Linux
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    45 alternatives to awesome 

    awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, extensible and licensed under the GNU GPLv2 license.

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    Xmonad

    • Mac
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to Xmonad 

    xmonad is a dynamically tiling X11 window manager that is written and configured in Haskell. In a normal WM, you spend half your time aligning and searching for windows. xmonad makes work easier, by automating this.

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    IceWM

    • Linux
    • BSD
    33 alternatives to IceWM 

    IceWM is a Window Manager for X Window System. It is fast and memory-efficient, and it provides many different looks including Windows'95, OS/2 Warp 3,4, Motif.

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    Fluxbox

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • C++
    38 alternatives to Fluxbox 

    Fluxbox is a window manager for X that was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code. It is very light on resources and easy to handle but yet full of features to make an easy, and extremely fast, desktop experience. It is built using C++ and licensed under the MIT license.

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    fluxbox with a custom theme
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    JWM

    37 alternatives to JWM 

    JWM is a light-weight window manager for the X11 Window System. JWM is written in C and uses only Xlib at a minimum. Because of its small footprint, JWM makes a good window manager for older computers and less powerful systems, such as the .

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    1.  LightweightJWM consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      bspwm

      39 alternatives to bspwm 

      A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning.

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    • bug.n

      52 alternatives to bug.n 

      bug.n is a tiling window manager add-on for Microsoft Windows. It is written in the scripting language AutoHotkey.

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      1.  Portablebug.n can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      LeftWM

      37 alternatives to LeftWM 

      Left is a tiling window manager written in rust for stability and performance. The core of left is designed to do one thing and one thing well. Be a window manager. Because you probably want more than just a black screen LeftWM is built around the concept of theming.

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      1.  LightweightLeftWM consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsLeftWM supports the use of multiple displays.
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