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

From: Jorge Vargas <>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 04:03:46 -0400

On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 4:48 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
> 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?
Hi, Sorry for the very late response.

In the last flew days I have gone back to dwm and I see now we have
monocle, which is exactly what I needed. I don't need an external
window manager anymore to handle the pesky firefox windows.

I'm a convert (again)

> Kind regards,
> --Anselm
Received on Thu Mar 05 2009 - 08:03:46 UTC

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