twm-1.0.12

Introduction to twm

The twm package contains a very minimal window manager.

This package is provided for testing the completed Xorg installation.

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Package Information

twm Dependencies

Required

Xorg-Server-21.1.4

Recommended

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/twm

Installation of twm

Install twm by running the following commands:

sed -i -e '/^rcdir =/s,^\(rcdir = \).*,\1/etc/X11/app-defaults,' src/Makefile.in &&
./configure $XORG_CONFIG &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

sed -i -e '/^rcdir =/s...: This command ensures the twm configuration file gets installed in the proper location.

Contents

Installed Programs: twm
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /etc/X11/app-defaults

Short Descriptions

twm

is the Tab Window Manager for the X Window System