evilwm - minimalist window manager for X11

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Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename evilwm_1.1.1-1_i386.deb
Package name evilwm
Package version 1.1.1
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::graphical interface::x11 role::program uitoolkit::xlib x11 x11::window-manager
Homepage http://www.6809.org.uk/evilwm/
License -
Maintainer Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
Download size 36.23 KB
Installed size 93.00 KB
evilwm is based on aewm by Decklin Foster. It's minimalist
in that it omits unnecessary stuff like window decorations
and icons. But it's very usable in that it provides good
keyboard control with repositioning and maximize toggles,
solid window drags, snap-to-border support, and virtual desktops.


Package Version Architecture Repository
evilwm_1.1.1-1_amd64.deb 1.1.1 amd64 Debian Main
evilwm - - -


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libc6 >= 2.15
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
libxrandr2 -


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x-window-manager -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package evilwm_1.1.1-1_i386.deb
Source Package evilwm

Install Howto

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




2015-07-20 - Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
evilwm (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release. (Closes: #725494)
* debian/control:
+ Bump standards version to 3.9.6 (no changes needed).
+ Add doc-base to B-D.
* Clean debian/rules:
+ Drop obsolete override_dh_builddeb.
+ Drop override_dh_install.
* Remove debian/source/options -- no longer needed.
* Add debian/evilwm.dirs to prepare etc/xdg dir.
* Add debian/evilwm.install to install simple configuration from
* Patch working:
+ Add remove-encoding.patch to remove Encoding from desktop file.
+ Refresh show-in-login-manager.patch.
* Add debian/evilwm.doc-base to fix lintian warning
* debian/source/lintian-overrides:
+ Add debian-watch-may-check-gpg-signature.
* debian/copyright:
+ Update years.
2014-09-05 - Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
evilwm (1.1.1~git20140130-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Merge lastest upstream snapshot.
* Patch working:
+ Add use_fixed_font.patch to use fixed fonts.
+ Add enable-hardening.patch to use hardening flags.
Thanks to Markus Waldeck <waldeck@gmx.de>.
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed).
* debian/copyright:
+ Update years.
2013-07-24 - Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
evilwm (1.1.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update debian/docs:
+ Add doc/standards.html to install with package (Closes: #717599).
* debian/rules:
+ Fix typo with copy simple configuration.
2013-03-26 - Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
evilwm (1.1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add show-in-login-manager.patch:
+ Fix switching to another wm isn't documented (Closes: #596427).
+ Fix show up in display manager (Closes: #703986).
* Packages is provide x-window-manager now (Closes: #663992).
* Add fix-lost-focus.patch.
* Add simple configuration file installed in /etc/xdg/.evilwmrc_simple:
+ debian/control: add xterm and xfonts-terminus to suggests.
2013-02-22 - Mateusz Łukasik <mati75@linuxmint.pl>
evilwm (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer.
* New upstream release (Closes: #542343).
+ Fixes hangs with 100% CPU if no .xinitrc provided (Closes: #554846).
+ Fixes hangs instead of shutting down when killed (Closes: #512548).
* Update debian/control:
+ Change maintainer.
+ Bump standard options to 3.9.4.
+ Add xfonts-75dpi, xfonts-100dpi to package depends (LP: #217502).
+ Add Vcs links.
* Add xorg to suggest depends.
* Change format to 3.0 (quilt).
+ Add source/format file.
+ Switching to xz compression.
* debian/compat bump to 9.
* Update debian/postinst and debian/prerm scripts.
* Update debian/copyright.
* Fix interaction with X and signal handler on shutdown (Closes: #512548).
* Call dh_installmenu (Closes: #504065).
* Don't strip by default (Closes: #436821).
* Include basic .desktop file (closes: #330046).
* Configuration file $HOME/.evilwmrc read on startup.
* evilwm-specific window properties track old dimensions on maximise.
* Much larger subset of EWMH 1.3 supported.
2007-06-18 - Ciaran Anscomb <evilwm@6809.org.uk>
evilwm (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #430926).
* EWMH hints added so vdesk/sticky states persist across wm change.
* AltTab behaviour modified.
* Ability to resize from keyboard added.
* New option -altmask.
* New option -nosoliddrag.
* Fix configure requests containing sibling information.
* Only snap against clients on the same screen.
* Track vdesk separately on each managed screen.
* Keep key bindings when keyboard mapping changes (Closes: #364788).
* Add basic Xrandr support (thanks to Yura Semashko for this patch).
* When snapping, prefer screen edge to other windows.
2006-01-16 - Ciaran Anscomb <evilwm@6809.org.uk>
evilwm (0.99.21-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Fixes positioning error introduced in 0.99.20.

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