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dwm - dynamic window manager
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dwm is an extremly fast, small, and dynamic X11 window manager.


Requirements
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In order to build dwm you need the Xlib header files.


Installation
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Edit config.mk to match your local setup. dwm is installed into
the /usr/local namespace by default.

Afterwards enter the following command to build and install dwm (if
necessary as root):

    make clean install


Running dwm
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Add the following line to your .xinitrc to start dwm using startx:

    exec dwm

In order to connect dwm to a specific display, make sure that
the DISPLAY environment variable is set correctly, e.g.:

    DISPLAY=foo.bar:1 exec dwm

This will start dwm on display :1 of the host foo.bar.


Displaying status info
----------------------
In order to display status info in the bar, you can do following
in .xinitrc:

    while true
    do
        echo `date` `uptime | sed 's/.*://; s/,//g'`
        sleep 2
    done | dwm

Configuration
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The configuration of dwm is done by customizing source code,
grep for CUSTOMIZE keyword.