Ubuntu – What different WM’s are available on ubuntu?


What are the various Window Managers that is available to a user on ubuntu and how can I install them?

One WM Per Post please 🙂

Linked Question:

  1. What kinds of desktop environments and shells are available?

Best Answer

KWin (kde-window-manager)

Description - KWin, the KDE window manager, featuring hardware-accelerated compositing effects.

Windows Manager Type - Compositing Windows Manager

Properties - Can have Little to Many Visual Effects, Less Efficient (More Power Hungry compared to Lightweight WMs), More Eye-Candy

Install - sudo apt-get install kde-window-manager


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