tritium - tabbed/tiling window manager

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name tritium
Package version 0.3.8
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 189 B
Download size 23.56 KB
Official Mirror
tritium is a tiling/tabbed window manager for the X Window System
inspired by the ion3 window manager.  It was written completely from
scratch in Python and shares no actual code with ion3.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tritium_0.3.8-3_all.deb 0.3.8 all Ubuntu Universe
tritium - - -


Name Value
python -
python-contract -
python-plwm >= 2.6a+20080530
python-xlib -
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Name Value
x-window-manager -


Type URL
Binary Package tritium_0.3.8-3_all.deb
Source Package tritium

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tritium deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tritium




2015-05-20 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
tritium (0.3.8-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add Provides: x-window-manager (Closes: #663990). Thanks to Jonas
* Switch to debhelper 8 and dh_python2 (Closes: #786298).
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Install .desktop file in /usr/share/xsessions, so that it will be
recognized by display managers as a valid session (Closes: #579054).
* Remove /var/lib/tritium/ in prerm (Closes: #624375).
Thanks to Kevin Ryde.
* Patch to use the DISPLAY variable if already set, rather than always
hard-coding it to DISPLAY=:0 (Closes: #705008).  Thanks to Tony
* Patch to issue usage message on error (Closes: #705008). Thanks to
Tony Godshall.
* debian/control:
+ Update Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser.
+ Update short description.
+ Add Build-Depends: dh-python.
+ Update Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
2010-03-29 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
tritium (0.3.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Re-upload to Debian (Closes: #565963).
* Thanks to Mike O'Connor for tritium!
* Set Ryan Niebur as maintainer.
* Add Vagrant Cascadian to uploaders.
* Add ${misc:Depends} to allow debhelper to add dependencies.
* Switch to debhelper 7 and use a tiny debian/rules file.
* Build-Depends: Use python instead of python-all-dev.
* Install upstream changelog.
* Add Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser fields.
* Set debian/source/format to 1.0.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.4, no changes necessary.
2008-06-19 - Mike O'Connor <>
tritium (0.3.8-1) experimental; urgency=low
* new upstream version
* added versioned depends on python-plwm (Closes: 486854)
* make prerm not touch update-alternatives on upgrade (Closes: 486637)
2008-06-18 - Mike O'Connor <>
tritium (0.3.7-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- actuall handles transient windows more gracefully (Closes: 486644)
2008-06-17 - Mike O'Connor <>
tritium (0.3.6-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream version
- handles transient windows more gracefully (Closes: 486644)
2008-06-12 - Mike O'Connor <>
tritium (0.3.5-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Initial upload (Closes: 486117)

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