Qtile – full-featured, hackable tiling window manager

Qtile is a full-featured, hackable tiling window manager.

Qtile has a vibrant community.

Qtile is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Simple, small and extensible. It’s easy to write your own layouts, widgets and commands.
  • Configured in Python.
  • Command shell that allows all aspects of Qtile to be managed and inspected.
  • Complete remote scriptability – write scripts to set up workspaces, manipulate windows, update status bar widgets and more.
  • PulseVolume widget for controlling PulseAudio.
  • Non-graph CPU widget

Website: www.qtile.org
Support: Documentation, Mailing List, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: qtile developers
License: MIT License

Qtile
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