X window manager
An X window manager is a window manager which runs on top of the X Window System, a windowing system mainly used on Unix-like systems.
Unlike the Mac OS (Apple Macintosh) and Microsoft Windows platforms (excepting Microsoft Windows explorer.exe shell replacements) which have historically provided a vendor-controlled, fixed set of ways to control how windows and panes display on a screen, and how the user may interact with them, window management for the X Window System was deliberately kept separate from the software providing the graphical display. The user can choose between various third-party window managers, which differ from one another in several ways, including:
- customizability of appearance and functionality:
textual menus used to start programs and/or change options
docks and other graphical ways to start programs
multiple desktops and virtual desktops (desktops larger than the physical monitor size), and pagers to switch between them
- consumption of memory and other system resources
- degree of integration with a desktop environment, which provides a more complete interface to the operating system, and provides a range of integrated utilities and applications.

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Window manager - ArchWiki
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The Comprehensive List of Window Managers for Unix - GilesOrr.com
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X Window System Programming
Nabajyoti Barkakati, 1994
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The Joy of X: An Overview of the X Window System
Niall Mansfield, 1993
THE JOY OF X pulls together material from awide range of sources to provide a complete picture of the systemso that you can understand the important features and issues.FEATURES INCLUDE: Topic coverage divided into three sections: X in a ...
Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook
Mark F. Komarinski, Cary Collett, 2000
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Xlib Programming Manual: For Version 11 of the X Window System
Adrian Nye, 1992
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Red Hat Linux: The Complete Bible
Vijay Shekhar, 2008
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