Install this Window Manager written in C++
With settings similar to i3wm and gaps like bspwm.
WMDerland is a Tiling Window Manager for the X11 server and uses space partitioning trees.
It was written in C++, has gaps(spaces) between windows and can be easily configured by a file with
Before installing you from the following dependencies:
Example of installing dependencies on systems using the APT package manager:
Now just clone, enter the directory and build with the following commands:
After the build is finished it will ask for your
sudo/doas/supassword to copy the files to the system directories.
You can also install via AUR or Overlay on Arch or Gentoo, respectively:
After creating a directory named
~/config and copying the installed default configuration file:
Not configuration file or terminal emulator default is rxvt-unicode, if you didn’t have it installed change the line 178 of the configuration file and substitute
urxvt for your terminal, for example if you use
Now just log out, choose
wmderland, which is already available, in your Display Manager and log in. If you log in with
~/.xinitrc put this line at the same:
WMDerland uses the
Super key as
mod, so the most common keyboard shortcuts are:
- Super + Enter - Opens the defined default terminal;
- Super + Shift + q - Closes a window;
- Super + Shift + Esc - Logs out of WMDerland;
And among others that you can also modify in configuration file .
Some settings should already pre-define system not
config the software installed on your system.
For more information visit the official repository .