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A screenshot of JWM on OpenBSD.
Developer(s) Joe Wingbermuehle
Stable release 2.1.0 beta / March 26, 2009
Operating system Unix-like
Type Window manager
License GPL v2

JWM (Joe's Window Manager) is a lightweight stacking window manager for the X Window System written by Joe Wingbermuehle. JWM is written in C and uses only Xlib at a minimum. Support for the following can be added as compile-time options:

It provides an interface akin to Windows 98 with a modern-looking appearance and it can support some GNOME, Motif and WM spec hints.

JWM is the default window manager used in Damn Small Linux version 4.x, Tiny Core Linux, Puppy Linux and SliTaz GNU/Linux(< 2.0).

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