Microscopic Window Manager

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Microscopic Window Manager

Minimalist window manager

MIcroscopic Window Manager (MIWM) is a fast, small, minimalist, and extremely reliable window manager. It is designed to do the job very simply and unobtrusively, without constraining power users. It features optional auto-tiling, desktop cleanup, a user-defined root menu, optional previewing of hidden windows, variable numbers of virtual desktops, and configurable window behavior. It includes a simple, very effective memory management utility for leak detection.



version 1.1 (stable)
released on 10 July 2003

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Janet Casey

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Leaders and contributors

Ben Paul Wise Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=83675
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=83675&atid=570257
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/miwm-announce
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/miwm-developers
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/miwm-users

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.


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