Guide to X11/Window Managers/qvwm
Type: stacking Language: C++ Licence:
The qvwm window manager resembles Microsoft Windows '95.
qvwm was written by Kenichi Kourai in 1996 and released at qvwm.org (later csg.is.titech.ac.jp/~kourai/qvwm/). He is no longer involved, this project is run by a volunteers. Last version was released in 2007 april in sourceforge.
q means 9, and v means 5, so qv in qvwm means 95.
- Written in C++
- Desktop taskbar has a start button and clock
- Stacking window support
- Window decorations include borders and titlebars
- Taskbar has an icon and minimize, maximize and close buttons
- Shortcut icons may be placed on the desktop
- Support for wallpaper
- Task switching using Alt+Tab
- Enables the user to switch among windows using the task switcher. (Alt+Tab)
- Enables the user to configure window taskbar indicators.
- Windows can be moved and resized by using a drag action
- Windows can be minimized or maximized
- Support for themes
- Animated titlebars