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View Poll Results: Window Manager of the Year
awesome 2 1.24%
dwm 5 3.11%
Fluxbox 30 18.63%
FVWM 8 4.97%
herbstluftwm 2 1.24%
i3 19 11.80%
IceWM 13 8.07%
JWM 10 6.21%
MetaCity 8 4.97%
Openbox 39 24.22%
Ratpoison 2 1.24%
spectrwm 2 1.24%
StumpWM 3 1.86%
twm 7 4.35%
Window Maker 7 4.35%
xmonad 4 2.48%
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:49 AM   #1
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Window Manager of the Year


If you are looking for KDE, Gnome, MATE, Unity, etc they are in the Desktop Environment Award.

NOTE: Window Managers that are rarely used outside of their Desktop Environment counterparts are no longer included in this category, based on feedback. This includes: Compiz, KWin, Marco, Muffin, Mutter and xfwm4.
NOTE: Enlightenment was moved to the Desktop Environment category last year.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-03-2018, 07:26 PM   #2
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Fluxbox
 
Old 01-04-2018, 02:15 AM   #3
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herbstluftwm
 
Old 01-04-2018, 04:40 AM   #4
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still openbox for me.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 06:52 AM   #5
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StumpWM - what else?
 
Old 01-04-2018, 08:29 AM   #6
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Tried jwm, fluxbox, blackbox dwm, ratpoison, but eventually went with openbox
 
Old 01-04-2018, 10:43 AM   #7
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Openbox which is highly configurable and flexible.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 11:34 AM   #8
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I just started using the xmonad tiling WM this (past) year, and I've liked it a lot so far. The config file/source code (written in Haskell) is a bit annoying to figure out, but everything's documented.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 11:43 AM   #9
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+1 for fluxbox
 
Old 01-04-2018, 03:58 PM   #10
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cwm
 
Old 01-04-2018, 04:00 PM   #11
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IceWM
 
Old 01-04-2018, 10:07 PM   #12
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i3 - an improved dynamic, tiling window manager

 
Old 01-07-2018, 11:23 AM   #13
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This year I went with Window Maker because the people behind it brought it back from the dead over the past couple of years and added some nice features. It is a rather unique environment.
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 01:27 PM   #14
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Love Fluxbox - easy to configure, complete control over window behavior, easy to have it scan directory for wallpaper. Lean, mean, fast. My favorite tiling WM is DWM because I really admire the fact someone can put together a fully functional environment with less than 2000 lines of source code. Being able to configure it via code is pretty awesome as well.
 
Old 01-07-2018, 03:31 PM   #15
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WindowMaker was a nice surprise for me this past year, running Slackware with xfce on my old laptop than switched to windowmaker clean, simple,
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