twm - Tab window manager

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name twm
Package version 1.0.9
Package release 1ubuntu1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 243 B
Download size 99.33 KB
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twm is a window manager for the X Window System.  It provides title bars,
shaped windows, several forms of icon management, user-defined macro
functions, click-to-type and pointer-driven keyboard focus, and
user-specified key and pointer button bindings.


Package Version Architecture Repository
twm_1.0.9-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb 1.0.9 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
twm - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libice6 >= 1:1.0.0
libsm6 -
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
libxmu6 -
libxt6 -


Name Value
x-window-manager -


Type URL
Binary Package twm_1.0.9-1ubuntu1_i386.deb
Source Package twm

Install Howto

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




2016-01-07 - Matthias Klose <>
twm (1:1.0.9-1ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Merge with Debian; remaining changes:
2015-05-03 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Let uscan verify tarball signatures.
* New upstream release.
2014-08-08 - Matthias Klose <>
twm (1:1.0.8-1ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=medium
* Merge with Debian; remaining changes:
2014-07-13 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Fix Vcs-Browser control field (closes: #736408).  Thanks, Mateusz Łukasik!
* Rewrite debian/rules using dh, bump compat to 9, drop xsfbs.
* Update 01_debian_system_twmrc.diff.
* Disable silent build rules.
2013-12-21 - Matthias Klose <>
twm (1:1.0.6-1ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium
* Suggest menu instead of depending on it to keep menu in universe.
2011-02-09 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Kill obsolete svn $Id$ tags from packaging.
* postinst: drop obsolete cleanup for /usr/bin/X11/twm x-window-manager
* Remove myself from Uploaders.
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
* New upstream release.
* Update debian/copyright from COPYING.
* Various debian/rules updates:
- use $(filter) instead of $(findstring) to parse DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS
- enable parallel builds
- fix rules dependencies
- drop useless --enable-man-pages=3 configure flag
* Add build-arch and (empty) build-indep targets.
* Drop Pre-Depends on x11-common.
* Remove David Nusinow and Brice Goglin from Uploaders.  Thanks for your
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Run autoreconf at build time.  Delete generated files on clean.
Build-depend on xutils-dev and automake.
* Refresh 01_debian_system_twmrc.diff.
* Don't call dh_makeshlibs [lintian].
2008-06-14 - Brice Goglin <>
twm (1:1.0.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update patches to not require -p0 and pull newest xsfbs, closes: #485267.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2008-03-08 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fixup patch 01_debian_system_twmrc.diff
* Remove -1 debian revisions from build-deps to please lintian.
* Add Vcs-* control fields.
2008-01-12 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* debian/ add a "supported" entry for the wm menu, to make
it possible to switch to another window manager from twm, closes: #409111.
* Menu transition: "WindowManagers" renamed to "Window Managers".
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3.
[ Brice Goglin ]
* Add a /usr/share/xsessions/twm.desktop (stolen from kdm's private
database) so that twm appears in the list of possible sessions in
all *dm that support it, thanks Christopher Martin, closes: #335071.
2007-06-08 - Julien Cristau <>
twm (1:1.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Generate the maintainer scripts properly (so the x-window-manager
alternative is installed), and remove old transition code from
the XFree86 4.x days.

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