Guide to X11/Window Managers/flwm

The Fast Light Window Manager is a stacking window manager written in C++ and available for redistribution under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence.


Features of the FLWM window manager include:

  • Stacking windows
  • Written in C++
  • Freely redistributable under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence
  • Based on the FLTK toolkit
  • Provides a root menu
  • Window decorations include borders and a vertical titlebar
  • sloppy focus with click to raise
  • Multiple desktops
  • Desktop switching via the rootmenu or through keyboard navigation
  • No support for themes
  • Colours cannot be customized

External LinksEdit

The FLWM page at Sourceforge