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blackbox is a fast, light window manager

blackbox is that fast, light window manager you have been looking for without all those annoying library dependancies. If you have a C++ compiler and the X Window System you can compile and use it. This is a maintained fork of the original blackbox CVS that is on Sourceforge. It includes is all changes made on the official blackbox CVS repository on branch blackbox-0_70_2cvs, as well as patches collected from pdl-linux, Debian, the blackbox bug list, other GitHub forks. It also includes enhanced EWMH/ICCCM compliance.

Version: 0.76 License: MIT GitHub
Maintainers No Maintainer
Categories x11 x11-wm
Platforms darwin
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

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new blackbox users may find this setup guide useful:

and how to change windowmanagers:

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blackbox seems to have been updated (port version: 0.76, new version: 0.77)

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