Re: [dwm] Using dwm as a nested manager?

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2008 08:48:58 +0000

2008/12/6 Jorge Vargas <>:
> Hi, I have been thinking about this for some time, and I like dwm a
> lot but I don't like it to manage all my windows, so I was wondering
> if it's possible to nest it inside another manager and tell it to
> handle only some windows? Please note I used this a long time ago in
> the 2.x releases so I'm not familiar with the codebase anymore.

You could use Xnest(1) in order to run dwm in a nested sense. However
what do you miss in dwm that you don't like to manage all windows?

Kind regards,
Received on Sat Dec 06 2008 - 08:48:58 UTC

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