My dwm build customized heavily to integrate with xfce4
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Hiltjo Posthuma 24849acada die() on calloc failure 5 years ago
BUGS removed obsolete bugs from BUGS file 9 years ago
LICENSE applied Hiltjo's resize/move limitation 8 years ago
Makefile Makefile: package all files with make dist 6 years ago
README changed sleep 20 into sleep 1 in example script as suggested by Snader_LB 11 years ago
TODO added keyrelease remark to TODO 10 years ago
config.def.h config.def.h: style improvement, use color Scheme enum 6 years ago Shut up glibc about _BSD_SOURCE being deprecated 6 years ago
drw.c die() consistency: always add newline 6 years ago
drw.h import new drw from libsl and minor fixes. 6 years ago
dwm.1 added st to SEE ALSO section 9 years ago
dwm.c die() consistency: always add newline 6 years ago
dwm.png alternate dwm.png 16 years ago
transient.c applied Peter Hartlichs nice interim Xinerama and map fix patches, for debugging purposes I also added his transient test driver 11 years ago
util.c die() on calloc failure 5 years ago
util.h import new drw from libsl and minor fixes. 6 years ago


dwm - dynamic window manager
dwm is an extremely fast, small, and dynamic window manager for X.

In order to build dwm you need the Xlib header files.

Edit to match your local setup (dwm is installed into
the /usr/local namespace by default).

Afterwards enter the following command to build and install dwm (if
necessary as root):

make clean install

If you are going to use the default bluegray color scheme it is highly
recommended to also install the bluegray files shipped in the dextra package.

Running dwm
Add the following line to your .xinitrc to start dwm using startx:

exec dwm

In order to connect dwm to a specific display, make sure that
the DISPLAY environment variable is set correctly, e.g.: exec dwm

(This will start dwm on display :1 of the host

In order to display status info in the bar, you can do something
like this in your .xinitrc:

while xsetroot -name "`date` `uptime | sed 's/.*,//'`"
sleep 1
done &
exec dwm

The configuration of dwm is done by creating a custom config.h
and (re)compiling the source code.