xwit - collection of simple routines to call some X11 functions

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename xwit_3.4-16_i386.deb
Package name xwit
Package version 3.4
Package release 16
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline role::program scope::utility x11 x11::TODO
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
Download size 19.21 KB
Installed size 51.00 KB
xwit allows one to call some X11 functions from the command line or
a shell script.
xwit will resize, iconify, pop, and move windows given
by name or id, change an icon, title or name, set the screen saver
going, and change individual key autorepeat settings, move the
mouse cursor, etc.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xwit_3.4-16_amd64.deb 3.4 amd64 Debian Main
xwit - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libx11-6 -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package xwit_3.4-16_i386.deb
Source Package xwit

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xwit deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xwit




2019-01-27 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-16) unstable; urgency=medium
* update Debian packaging
- remove outdated Vcs- fields
- clear watch file as source no longer available
- use hardening=+all
2013-12-10 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-15) unstable; urgency=medium
* update Vcs- headers
* change debhelper compatibility to 8
* bump Standards-Version
2011-09-14 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-14) unstable; urgency=low
* import patch from Ubuntu fixing wrong linker argument order
* use dpkg-buildflags
* switch to debhelper compatibility level 7
* make description changes suggested by lintian
2010-01-04 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-13) unstable; urgency=low
* switch to "3.0 (quilt)" format
* add Vcs- headers
* bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
2009-07-15 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-12) unstable; urgency=low
* add patch from Paolo Bonzini to make -focus work better with
some newfangled window managers.
* increase Standards-Version to 3.8.2.
2008-10-19 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-11) unstable; urgency=low
* increase Standards-Version to 3.8.0:
- support parallel=n in DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS
* fix example in manpage (Closes: 502328),
thanks to Daniel Watkins.
2007-12-08 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-10) unstable; urgency=low
* update Standards-version to 3.7.2
* modernize debian/rules (dh 5, don't ignore make clean errors, build-arch)
2005-12-02 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-9) unstable; urgency=low
* some code cleanup
* add an -property option to specify something different than
the name of the window to use (Closes: #109313)
* add an -print command to print the windows geometry and name
* add an -all alias to -names ''
* correctly escape dashes in the manpage
2005-10-21 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopting this package (Closes: #327628)
* repackage
- getting rid of dpatch
- make description more like I like it
- build with custom Makefile, getting rid of imake
* adding patch from Decklin Foster (Closes: #334921)
2005-10-04 - Andrew Pollock <apollock@debian.org>
xwit (3.4-7) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Group upload orphaning this package
* debian/control: build-depend on dpatch
* debian/rules: add dpatch support
* Added patch from Andreas Jochens to fix FTBFS with gcc-3.4 (closes:

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