In the X window system, a window manager controls the way your desktop works, including how the windows look and act.

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Need advice in choosing a tiling WM

I've used GNOME's default window manager for some years, but now I want to try a tiling window manager. I want it to satisfy these two criteria: WM must be lightweight WM should not be complicated ...
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What is the architecture of Mac OS X's windowing system?

I am familiar with how the X11 system works, where clients connect via a socket to the server process and send operations to the window server to perform certain operations on their behalf. But I do ...
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Tiling windows in GNOME

How can I get tiling windows in GNOME?