Guide to X11/Window Managers/ahwm

The ahwm window manager is a small stacking window manager by Alex Hioreanu.

Type: Stacking Language: Licence:


The ahwm window manager has the following features:

  • stacking windows
  • Small and fast
  • Portable
  • Requires only libc and xlib
  • Easily configured
  • Full keyboard compatibility
  • Support for both clickfocus and sloppyfocus
  • Multiple desktops
  • Different wallpaper and colour schemes on each desktop
  • Shaped windows
  • Supports various window attributes