ratpoison: Say good-bye to the rodent
The screen can be split into non-overlapping frames. All windows are kept maximized inside their frames to take full advantage of your precious screen real estate.
All interaction with the window manager is done through keystrokes. ratpoison has a prefix map to minimize the key clobbering that cripples Emacs and other quality pieces of software.
If you're wondering how we came up with the name ratpoison, here is the usenet post that started it all.
The current stable version is 1.4.6 and can be downloaded here.
Take a look at http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/ratpoison/ for further information on obtaining ratpoison.
ratpoison is also available via Git. go to http://savannah.nongnu.org/git/?group=ratpoison for more information.
You can subscribe to it by going to http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/ratpoison-devel .
Having problems? Maybe the FAQ will help.
If the FAQ didn't help, maybe the wiki will.
Wondering what to do with all the spare time you have now that you run ratpoison? Here is what we do.
So if you absolutely MUST have a screenshot, here you go:
Here are some user submitted pictures of the hardware that ratpoison supports.
Make a donation with PayPal and keep wank-free window managing alive. WARNING: May promote warm feelings.
Here are some projects that you might find interesting:
Copyright (C) 2000-2009 Shawn Betts
This page is maintained by Shawn Betts (sabetts at gmail).