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The qvwm window manager looks almost identical on
first glance to Windows 95/98. This allows users to
move with ease from Windows to Unix and vice versa.
qvwm was written by Kenichi Kourai in 1996 and released
at this site. He is
no longer involved, and the project is run by a team
The project is currently hosted using the combined
resources of SourceForge
qvwm starts very fast - a fraction of a second on a
Pentium I. So it's ideally suited to thin clients.
The only library that it depends on (apart from standard
X Windows libraries) is libXpm, which now comes standard
with most distributions. qvwm also runs on other
qvwm is licenced under the GNU
Public License (GPL).