Vivarium is a dynamic tiling Wayland compositor using wlroots, with desktop semantics inspired by xmonad.
Vivarium lets you define any number of workspaces, each with some number of tiling layouts that you can switch between at runtime. New windows are automatically tiled according to the layout, or can be made floating to be placed anywhere with any size you like. The order of windows within the layout is adjustable at runtime.
This is free and open source software.
- Automatic/dynamic tiling with your choice of layouts.
- Per-output workspaces: display the workspace you want, where you want.
- Floating windows on demand.
- (optional) XWayland support,
- Layer shell support, compatible with tools like Waybar, bemenu and swaybg.
- Damage tracking.
Developer: Alexander Taylor
License: GNU General Public License v3.0
Vivarium is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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