Jul 20, 2023

Extension to twm, with support for multiple virtual screens

CTWM is an extension to twm, that support multiple virtual screens, and a lot of other goodies.

You can use and manage up to  32 virtual screens called workspaces. You swap  from one workspace to another by  clicking on a button  in an optionnal panel of buttons the workspace manager or by invoking a function.

You can custom  each workspace by choosing  different colors, names and pixmaps for the buttons and background root windows.

Main features are 

    - Optional 3D window titles and border ala Motif.
    - Shaped, colored icons.
    - Multiple icons for clients based on the icon name.
    - Windows can belong to several workspaces.
    - A map of your workspaces to move quickly windows between
      different workspaces.
    - Animations  icons, root backgrounds and buttons can be animated.
    - Pinnable and sticky menus.
    - etc...

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  • Xfce4-panel - Xfce's panel
  • Xfce4-panel-profiles - Xfce's panel multiple layouts manager
  • Xfce4-desktop - Xfce's desktop manager
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  • Xcompmgr - Sample X compositing manager
  • Wmx - Simple window manager based on wm2
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