herbstluftwm is a manual tiling window manager for X11 using Xlib and Glib.
Its main features can be described with:
- The layout is based on splitting frames into subframes which can be split
again or can be filled with windows;
- Tags (or workspaces or virtual desktops or …) can be added/removed at
runtime. Each tag contains an own layout exactly one tag is viewed on each
monitor. The tags are monitor independent;
- It is configured at runtime via ipc calls from herbstclient. So the
configuration file is just a script which is run on startup.
herbstclient Sends a COMMAND with its (optional) arguments ARGS to a running herbstluftwm(1) instance via Xlib. If COMMAND has an output, it is printed by herbstclient. If... herbstluftwm Starts the herbstluftwm window manager on DISPLAY. It also listens for calls from herbstclient(1) and executes them. The list of available Commands is listed... herbstluftwm-tutorial This tutorial explains how to create a basic herbstluftwm setup and introduces the major herbstluftwm features. This tutorial neither covers all features nor...