dvtm - Tiling window management for the console

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name dvtm
Package version 0.15
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 109 B
Download size 39.58 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
dvtm (dynamic virtual terminal manager) brings dwm and it's concept of tiling
window management to the console. As a console window manager it tries to make
it easy to work with multiple console based programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dvtm_0.15-2_i386.deb 0.15 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dvtm - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libncursesw5 >= 6
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package dvtm_0.15-2_amd64.deb
Source Package dvtm

Install Howto

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




2016-12-01 - Dmitry Bogatov <KAction@gnu.org>
dvtm (0.15-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/restore-signal-handlers.patch: Restore default signal
handlers for child processes. See #841090 for detailed discussion.
+ Thanks: Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
* patches/highlight-selected-tag.patch: Make selected tag in bar more
2016-04-28 - Dmitry Bogatov <KAction@gnu.org>
dvtm (0.15-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer (Closes: #824284, #825269)
* New upstream release (Closes: #793472)
* Bump debhelper compat level (9 -> 10), and add lintian override
about wrong versioned debhelper dependency
* Replace patch about stripping and PREFIX with environment variables,
exported from debian/rules.
* Adjust debian/docs to match upstream, renamed README to README.md
* Convert debian/copyright into DEP-5 format
* Remove `config.h' at clean stage
* Bump standards version to 3.9.8 (no changes needed)
* Enable hardening
* Make copymode work out-of-box in most cases
* Export every available command for fifo scripting
2014-09-07 - Albin Tonnerre <lutin@debian.org>
dvtm (0.12-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #760607)
* Switch to debhelper compat level 9
* cflags_and_strip_fixes.diff: refresh following upstream changes
* debian/control:
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no change required
- Update email address from albin.tonnerre@gmail.com to lutin@debian.org
2010-10-18 - Xavier Oswald <xoswald@debian.org>
dvtm (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1
* debian/control:
- Update Build-Depends debhelper (>= 7.0.50~)
- Add Depends on ${misc:Depends}
* Update debian/rules with new dh format
2009-08-24 - Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@gmail.com>
dvtm (0.5.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Recommends: ncurses-term. Fixes cases where dvtm detects that the terminal
supports 256 colors and tries to use TERM=rxvt-256color (Closes: #543390)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3
2009-07-22 - Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@gmail.com>
dvtm (0.5.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #536151)
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.2, no change required
2009-04-29 - Xavier Oswald <xoswald@debian.org>
dvtm (0.5.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
- Remove uneeded DM flag
- Update Build-Depends debhelper to 7
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.1
- Change my mail address
* Update debian/compat to 7
* Fix lintian warning:
- W: dvtm source: dh-clean-k-is-deprecated
- I: dvtm source: quilt-patch-missing-description
2009-02-17 - Xavier Oswald <x.oswald@free.fr>
dvtm (0.5.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
[Albin Tonnerre]
* refresh debian/patches/cflags_and_strip_fixes.diff
+ Add -DCONFIG_CMDFIFO to enable the fifo command interface
* debian/rules: use /usr/share/quilt/quilt.make instead of our own rules
2009-01-27 - Xavier Oswald <x.oswald@free.fr>
dvtm (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
[Albin Tonnerre]
* New upstream release (Closes: #506155, #512544)
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.0
* debian/copyright:
- Adjust year numbers to 2009 for dvtm and debian/
- [lintian] fix I: copyright-with-old-dh-make-debian-copyright
[Xavier Oswald]
* debian/control: change XS-Dm-Upload-Allowed to Dm-Upload-Allowed
2008-05-25 - Xavier Oswald <x.oswald@free.fr>
dvtm (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[Albin Tonnerre]
* New Upstream Version (Closes: #482036)
* debian/patches/cflags_and_strip_fixes.diff:
- Explicitely define LDFLAGS = , not +=, as this leads to have both
-lncurses and -lncursesw appended when you call 'make unicode'

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