~j3s/sowm

personal fork of daraps' sowm
Add borders
Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/dylanaraps/sowm
6ca1ff91 — Dylan Araps 1 year, 11 days ago
docs: update

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#sowm (Simple Shitty Opinionated Window Manager)

An itsy bitsy floating window manager (220~ sloc!).

  • Floating only.
  • Fullscreen toggle.
  • Window centering.
  • Mix of mouse and keyboard workflow.
  • Focus with cursor.
  • Rounded corners (through patch)
  • Titlebars (through patch)

  • Alt-Tab window focusing.
  • All windows die on exit.
  • No window borders.
  • No ICCCM.
  • No EWMH.
  • etc etc etc

Patches available here: https://github.com/dylanaraps/sowm/pulls

#Default Keybindings

Window Management

combo action
Mouse focus under cursor
MOD4 + Left Mouse move window
MOD4 + Right Mouse resize window
MOD4 + f maximize toggle
MOD4 + c center window
MOD4 + q kill window
MOD4 + 1-9 desktop swap
MOD4 + Shift +1-9 send window to desktop
MOD1 + TAB (alt-tab) focus cycle

Programs

combo action program
MOD4 + Return terminal st
MOD4 + d dmenu dmenu_run
MOD4 + p scrot scr
MOD4 + w wallpaper cycler bud
XF86_AudioLowerVolume volume down amixer
XF86_AudioRaiseVolume volume up amixer
XF86_AudioMute volume toggle amixer
XF86_MonBrightnessUp brightness up bri
XF86_MonBrightnessDown brightness down bri

#Dependencies

  • xlib (usually libX11).

#Installation

  1. Copy config.def.h to config.h and modify it to suit your needs.
  2. Run make to build sowm.
  3. Copy it to your path or run make install.
    • DESTDIR and PREFIX are supported.
  4. (Optional) Apply patch with git apply patches/patch-name
    • In case of applying multiple patches, it has to be done manually.

If you are using GDM, save the following to /usr/share/xsessions/sowm.desktop. It is still recommended to start sowm from .xinitrc or through your own xinit implementation.

[Desktop Entry]
Name=sowm
Comment=This session runs sowm as desktop manager
Exec=sowm
Type=Application

#Thanks

  • 2bwm
  • SmallWM
  • berry
  • catwm
  • dminiwm
  • dwm
  • monsterwm
  • openbox
  • possumwm
  • swm
  • tinywm