mwm - Motif Window Manager

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mwm_2.3.8-2build1_amd64.deb
Package name mwm
Package version 2.3.8
Package release 2build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/x11
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 166.59 KB
Installed size 440.00 KB
Motif is the industry standard GUI component toolkit for *NIX.
This package contains the Motif Window Manager, which has a clear but
classical appearance. It is accompanied by xmbind, which is used to
configure virtual key/mouse-bindings for Motif.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mwm_2.3.8-2build1_i386.deb 2.3.8 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mwm - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
libxm4 >= 2.3.4
libxt6 -
menu -
x11-common >= 1:7.0.0


Name Value
motif-clients -
x-window-manager -


Name Value
lesstif-bin -


Name Value
motif-clients << 2.3.4


Type URL
Binary Package mwm_2.3.8-2build1_amd64.deb
Source Package motif

Install Howto

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




2018-02-20 - Matthias Klose <>
motif (2.3.8-2build1) bionic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to pick up the shared flex library.
2018-02-17 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update Vcs-* URIs for move to
* Turn debhelper up to 11
* Update debian/copyright
* Enable PIE on x32 since recent upload of flex
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3, no changes needed
2017-12-16 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Drop patch included upstream, refresh remaining
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.2, no changes needed
2017-09-05 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Revert redefining yyleng in fix-type-inconsistencies.patch,
thanks James Clarke (Closes: #870773)
* Disable PIE on x32, thanks James Clarke
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.0, no changes needed
2017-08-04 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #840762)
* Drop patches included upstream, refresh and rename remaining
* Drop override_dh_strip, ddeb migration is complete
* Drop build-dependency on dh-autoreconf
* Update debian/copyright
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.0, no further changes
* Enable building demos again since parallel build is fixed
* Update autopkgtest
* Fix another spelling error in manpages, thanks Lintian
* Pass hardening flags
* Revert fix for upstream bug #1617 which caused segfault in TabStack demo
2016-12-09 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.4-13) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add libfl-dev to debian/tests/control as well.
2016-12-05 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.4-12) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add libfl-dev to Build-Depends (Closes: #846443).
* Switch to debhelper compat level 10.
2016-10-10 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.4-11) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Graham Inggs ]
* Include fixes from upstream 2.3.6 release:
- fix for upstream bug #1654
- fix for parallel build of demos
* Enable parallel build.
* Enable all hardening options.
* Fix more spelling errors in manpages, thanks Lintian.
* Update debian/watch to pick up recent tarballs without '-src'.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, no changes needed.
[ Paul Gevers ]
* Add autopkgtest to build tools and demos.
2016-04-04 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.4-10) unstable; urgency=medium
* Migrate from libmotif4-dbg to ddebs, bump debhelper build-dependency.
* Use secure URIs for VCS fields.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.7, no changes needed.
* Add support for more Cyrillic locales in UIL,
thanks Andrey ``Bass'' Shcheglov (Closes: #815144).
* Fix more spelling errors in libxm and man pages, thanks Lintian.
2016-01-11 - Graham Inggs <>
motif (2.3.4-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move custom Unity Greeter badge for MWM to unity-greeter-badges
package in Ubuntu (LP: #1396851).
* Let libmotif-dev depend on libx11-dev, libxft-dev and libxt-dev.
(Closes: #779816)
* Fix function 'Createform' implicitly converted to a pointer
at main.c:113 in TabStack demo.
* Disable fix for upstream bug #1565 which caused segfaults in
ddd and xpdf (Closes: #781995).
* Remove XmForceGrabKeyboard@Base from d/libxm4.symbols
which was introduced by upstream's updated fix applied in
motif 2.3.4-5 (Closes: #782678).
* Update my email address and copyright years.
* Fix spelling errors in README.Debian and remove unused
spelling error override in libxm4, thanks Lintian.
* Update /usr/X11R6/ paths in manpages to their correct locations.
(Closes: #783338)
* Remove transitional packages libmotif3, libmotif4 and motif-clients.

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