Re: [dwm] [ANNOUNCE] dvtm - dynamic virtual terminal manager - aka dwm for the console

From: Tuncer Ayaz <>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 14:14:54 +0100

On Dec 8, 2007 1:29 PM, Marc Andre Tanner <> wrote:
> Hi,
> For some time i have been thinking about applying the concept of
> tiling window management to the console. As a result i have
> written dvtm, you can check it out here:
> dvtm is highly inspired by dwm and reuses some of it's code, so
> dwm users will probably be familiar with it. dvtm depends on
> libncurses and a patched version of librote[1] which handles the
> terminal emulation stuff. Install instruction can be found on the
> website mentioned above.
> dvtm comes with 3 standard layouts (tile,bstack,grid). In contrast
> to dwm it currently doesn't have a status bar and therefore doesn't
> read from stdin, it also has no support for tagging this may or may
> not change in the future.
> Note that dvtm is in early development so there are still bugs in
> both dvtm and the underlying terminal emulation library.
> Feel free to fix them and send me a patch.
> Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

I didn't try it out yet but it looks useful. Thanks.

As it is probably not meant to be used within
screen I'd like to ask whether it would work
with dtach. Does it?
Received on Sat Dec 08 2007 - 14:14:57 UTC

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