A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured - qtile

A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured in Python. More information: Entry points — Qtile 0.26.1.dev22+g465126f.d20240607 documentation.

  • Start the window manager, if it is not running already (should ideally be run from .xsession or similar):

qtile start

  • Check the configuration file for any compilation errors (default location is ~/.config/qtile/config.py):

qtile check

  • Show current resource usage information:

qtile top --force

  • Open the program xterm as a floating window on the group named test-group:

qtile run-cmd --group {{test-group}} --float {{xterm}}

  • Restart the window manager:

qtile cmd-obj --object cmd --function restart