Scrotwm – Linux

Continuing with the Scrotwm rant. Naturally I have moved to scrotwm on my Linux boxes as well. Installing scrotwm in Linux is a little bit tricky, since a certain lorder script is neede first to successfully run make, and generate the scrotwm binary. I am not going to explain it right here. Instead I will simply link a great howto posted over at frostglow. This howto talks about Gentoo, but the method will work on any Linux distribution. Follow the link below for a detailed howto.

Compiling scrotwm 0.9.5 on Gentoo Linux

Here is a supporting screenshot of scrotwm running on my Lunar Linux box. Click on the picture for full view. The colors are from thayer, and available in my .Xdefaults over at github.

scrotwm-thumb

6 comments on “Scrotwm – Linux

  1. In the bottom screenshot it seems that you run four terminal sessions in one big window. How do you do that? Or is it just four different windows stacked one on top of the other?

    • Scrotwm is a tiling manager. so what you see are different terminals automatically stacked that way. By using some key bindings, you can change the layout at will.

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