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a window director;

Project description

awd

a window director;

awd directs ewmh-compatible x windows managers to layout windows;

awd is not a window manager; so there is no need to replace the current window manager;

install

pip install awd

usage

to run awd in command line:

awd [options]

it is recommended to bind awd command to a keyboard shortcut; consult your window manager documentation for how to do this; alternatively, use xbindkeys;

example

  • cascade:

    awd --cascade
    
  • horizontal tile:

    awd --horizontal
    
  • vertical tile:

    awd --vertical
    

troubleshoot

enable debug mode

enable debug mode for additional logs:

awd --debug

hide desktop icons

some file managers manage the desktop by adding a window containing icons; this can be disabled with any of these commands:

dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/background/show-desktop-icons false

gsettings set org.gnome.background show-desktop-icons false

exclude windows by names

if there are windows that awd doesnt handle properly, they can be excluded:

awd --exclude {name}

awd will ignore windows whose names contain name;

--exclude can be used multiple times;

license

Copyright (C) 2016-2018 Cyker Way

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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