olwm - Open Look Window Manager

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name olwm
Package version 3.2p1.4
Package release 28.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 314 B
Download size 158.80 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This package contains the traditional Open Look Window Manager. For an
extended version that offers virtual desktops, have a look at the package


Package Version Architecture Repository
olwm_3.2p1.4-28.1_i386.deb 3.2p1.4 i386 Debian Main
olwm - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
xviewg >= 3.2p1.4-6


Name Value
x-window-manager -


Name Value
menu << 2.1.9
olvwm <<
xview << 3.2p1.4-1


Type URL
Binary Package olwm_3.2p1.4-28.1_amd64.deb
Source Package xview

Install Howto

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




2013-01-30 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-28.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Correctly remove the x-window-manager alternatives on package removal.
(Closes: #656450, #668448)
2011-08-21 - Blars Blarson <blarson@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-28) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopting (closes: #560744)
* remove owplaces since xtoolplaces isn't in debian anymore
(closes: #410310)
2011-07-25 - Ralf Treinen <treinen@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-27) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* debian/control: restore armhf support that was lost in 3.2p1.4-26
(closes: #635327)
* debian/changelog: restore the changelog entry for 3.2p1.4-25.1 that
was lost in version 3.2p1.4-26
2011-07-24 - Ralf Treinen <treinen@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-26) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* source format 3.0 (quilt):
- add debian/source/format
* Patch display_setting: fix setting of the DISPLAY variable in case
the original value did not contain a screen number. Thanks a lot to 
Alan Braslau for submitting the patch! (closes:  #617236, #635154)
* debian/ol[v]wm.postinst: replace /usr/X11R6/man -> /usr/share/man,
/usr/bin/x11 -> /usr/bin (closes: #411131,  #617211)
* debian/control: added ${misc:Depends} to Depends field of all packages
2011-02-24 - Konstantinos Margaritis <markos@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-25.1) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU, added armhf support. (Closes: #604692)
2009-12-20 - Scott Kitterman <scott@kitterman.com>
xview (3.2p1.4-25) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Change maintainer to Debian QA Group (See 560744)
* Add amd64 to arch list and drop lpia
* Patch lib/libxview/file_chooser/file_list.c to fix FTBFS with some GCC
- Patch from Ubuntu
2009-09-03 - Martin Buck <mbuck@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-24) unstable; urgency=low
* Compile with -D_GNU_SOURCE for glibc 2.9 compatibility in regex.h.
Closes: #544252
* Added Recommends: xviewg-dev, xutils-dev to xview-examples since the
example sources need the header files from these packages for
* Moved /etc/X11/xview/textswrc to /usr/share/doc/xviewg/examples/textswrc
since it's never read there by XView and servers only as an example
for copying into ~/.textswrc
2008-07-24 - Martin Buck <mbuck@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-23) unstable; urgency=low
* Use XAllocIDs() instead of XAllocID() similar to Ubuntu's
don_t_call_several_XAllocID_instances.diff to fix broken "window close"
button handling and for future libX11 compatibility. Closes: #492023
* Upgraded to Standards-Version
- Made xviewg & xviewg-dev pre-depend on x11-common as required by
policy 11.8.7
2008-06-23 - Martin Buck <mbuck@debian.org>
xview (3.2p1.4-22) unstable; urgency=low
* Use FHS-compliant directories. Closes: #34868, #269782
* Don't ship empty directory /usr/lib/menu
* Removed obsolete compatibility symlinks
* Build depend on x.org version of libx11-dev. Closes: #368762
* Use bitmaps provided by xbitmaps package instead of our own.
Closes: #23495, #48912
* Removed obsolete x-dev dependency from xviewg-dev's Depends:
* Updated menu files to use the latest section names
* Fixed errors in manpages
* Don't link olvwm against libm, it's not required.
2008-05-08 - Riku Voipio <riku.voipio@iki.fi>
xview (3.2p1.4-21.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add armeb armel hurd-i386 kfreebsd-i386 lpia sh3 sh4 archs, closes: #408802
* use binary:Version to allow package to be binNMUed
* add shlib:Depends to xviewg-dev that ships with elf binaries...

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