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A small, flexible, scriptable tiling window manager written in Python
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Improve volume widget.

* refactor some code
* add 'device' option to configuration
* fix volume up/down commands to use % based steps

Closes #661
latest commit 58498d6080
@wrzoski wrzoski authored tych0 committed


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A full-featured, pure-Python tiling window manager

License: MIT License


  • Simple, small and extensible. It's easy to write your own layouts, widgets and commands.
  • Configured in Python.
  • Command shell that allows all aspects of Qtile to be managed and inspected.
  • Complete remote scriptability - write scripts to set up workspaces, manipulate windows, update status bar widgets and more.
  • Qtile's remote scriptability makes it one of the most thoroughly unit-tested window managers around.

Current Release

The current stable version of qtile is 0.9.1, released 2015-02-13. See the documentation for installation instructions.


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Please report any suggestions, feature requests, bug reports, or annoyances to the Github issue tracker. There are also a few tips, tricks, and guidelines for contributing in the documentation.

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