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A full-featured, hackable tiling window manager written and configured in Python. More information:

  • Start the window manager, if it is not running already (should ideally be run from .xsession or similar):

qtile start

  • Check the configuration file for any compilation errors (default location is ~/.config/qtile/

qtile check

  • Show current resource usage information:

qtile top --force

  • Open the program xterm as a floating window on the group named test-group:

qtile run-cmd --group {{test-group}} --float {{xterm}}

  • Restart the window manager:

qtile cmd-obj --object cmd --function restart