The xmonad-contrib package

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Third party tiling algorithms, configurations and scripts to xmonad, a tiling window manager for X.

For an introduction to building, configuring and using xmonad extensions, see XMonad.Doc. In particular:

XMonad.Doc.Configuring, a guide to configuring xmonad

XMonad.Doc.Extending, using the contributed extensions library

XMonad.Doc.Developing, introduction to xmonad internals and writing your own extensions.

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Versions 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.8.1, 0.9, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 0.10, 0.11, 0.11.1, 0.11.2, 0.11.3, 0.11.4, 0.12, 0.13
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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5), bytestring (==0.10.*), containers (==0.5.*), directory, extensible-exceptions, filepath, mtl (>=1 && <3), old-locale, old-time, process, random, unix, utf8-string, X11 (>=1.6.1 && <1.9), X11-xft (>=0.2), xmonad (==0.13.*) [details]
License BSD3
Author Spencer Janssen & others
Category System
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Source repository head: git clone
Uploaded Fri Feb 10 23:23:13 UTC 2017 by PeterJones
Distributions Arch:0.13, Debian:0.12, Fedora:0.13, FreeBSD:0.11.4, LTSHaskell:0.13, NixOS:0.13, Stackage:0.13, Tumbleweed:0.13
Downloads 16729 total (80 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.0 (1 ratings) [clear rating]
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2017-02-10 [all 1 reports]
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Readme for xmonad-contrib-0.13

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xmonad-contrib: Third Party Extensions to the xmonad Window Manager

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You need the ghc compiler and xmonad window manager installed in order to use these extensions.

For installation and configuration instructions, please see the xmonad website, the documents included with the xmonad source distribution, and the online haddock documentation.

Getting or Updating XMonadContrib

(To use git xmonad-contrib you must also use the git version of xmonad.)


Haskell code contributed to this repo should live under the appropriate subdivision of the XMonad namespace (currently includes Actions, Config, Hooks, Layout, Prompt, and Util). For example, to use the Grid layout, one would import:


For further details, see the documentation for the XMonad.Doc.Developing module and the xmonad website.


Code submitted to the contrib repo is licensed under the same license as xmonad itself, with copyright held by the authors.