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Claimed by The GNOME Foundation Analyzed 28 days ago

The GNOME project provides two things: The GNOME desktop environment, an intuitive and attractive desktop for users, and the GNOME development platform, an extensive framework for building applications that integrate into the rest of the desktop.

18.7M lines of code

776 current contributors

29 days since last commit

2,510 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
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Licenses: gpl, gpl3_or_l..., lgpl21_or...



Claimed by KDE Analyzed 4 months ago

KDE is a community of people dedicated to create a free and user-friendly computing experience. KDE develops three pillars of software: Plasma, one of the most popular desktop environments for Linux and BSD operating systems – adaptable to formfactors ranging from desktop PCs to smartphones. ... [More] A loosely connected set of applications. KDE Frameworks which offer all necessary means to easily build all kinds of applications upon. [Less]

19.4M lines of code

696 current contributors

4 months since last commit

1,240 users on Open Hub

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Licenses: GNU_Gener..., gpl3, lgpl21



  Analyzed 3 months ago

awesome is a highly configurable, next generation framework window manager for X. It is very fast, light and extensible. It is primarly targeted at power users, developers and any people dealing with every day computing tasks and want to have fine-grained control on its graphical environment.

79.2K lines of code

32 current contributors

5 months since last commit

224 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 1 day ago

Metacity was the default window manager for the GNOME 2 desktop environment. Its focus is on simplicity and usability rather than novelties or gimmicks. Its author has characterized it as a "boring window manager for the adult in you. Many window managers are like Marshmallow Froot Loops; Metacity is like Cheerios."

59.4K lines of code

7 current contributors

18 days since last commit

134 users on Open Hub

Low Activity
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  Analyzed 3 months ago

The core of xmonad, a small but functional ICCCM-compliant tiling window manager xmonad is a tiling window manager for X. Windows are arranged automatically to tile the screen without gaps or overlap, maximising screen use. Window manager features are accessible from the keyboard: a mouse is ... [More] optional. xmonad is written, configured and extensible in Haskell. Custom layout algorithms, key bindings and other extensions may be written by the user in config files. Layouts are applied dynamically, and different layouts may be used on each workspace. Xinerama is fully supported, allowing windows to be tiled on several physical screens. [Less]

3.22K lines of code

2 current contributors

3 months since last commit

130 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 18 days ago

Fluxbox is a lightweight and highly configurable window manager with pwm-like tabs.

53.3K lines of code

6 current contributors

about 2 years since last commit

100 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 18 days ago

Openbox is a standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible window manager. Openbox works with your applications, and makes your desktop easier to manage. This is because the approach to its development was the opposite of what seems to be the general case for window managers. Openbox was ... [More] written first to comply with standards and to work properly. Only when that was in place did the team turn to the visual interface. Openbox is fully functional as a stand-alone working environment, or can be used as a drop-in replacement for the default window manager in the GNOME or KDE desktop environments. [Less]

84.6K lines of code

0 current contributors

about 7 years since last commit

85 users on Open Hub

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Enlightenment (window manager)


  Analyzed over 2 years ago

Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits, not to mention a traditional window manager. The ... [More] window manager is a lean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux. It is classed as a "desktop shell" providing the things you need to operate your desktop (or laptop), but is not a whole application suite. This covered launching applications, managing their windows and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, managing files etc. [Less]

263K lines of code

0 current contributors

almost 5 years since last commit

75 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed 13 days ago

The i3 window manager is a tiling window manager for the Linux desktop. i3wm provides a keyboard driven, vim-like approach to window management designed to maximize the productivity of developers and advanced users. Key features of i3wm include * Simple, unfancy design that maximizes screen ... [More] space and doesn't intrude into your workflow * Multi-monitor done right, by assigning each workspace to its own output * Easy to understand plain text configuration * Excellent documentation and community support [Less]

56.4K lines of code

30 current contributors

15 days since last commit

69 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
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  Analyzed 3 days ago

xmonad is a minimalistic tiling window manager for X, written and extensible in Haskell. xmonad-contrib is the library of user-contributed extension modules to xmonad, providing a large collection of new layout algorithms, utilities, hooks, and more.

27.4K lines of code

23 current contributors

9 days since last commit

55 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
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