Labwc 0.6.2 Released For Openbox-Inspired Wayland Compositor

Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 21 March 2023 at 05:35 AM EDT. 4 Comments
Labwc 0.6.2 was released on Monday as the newest version of this wlroots-based window-stacking Wayland compositor that is inspired by Openbox.

This lightweight and independent Wayland compositor continues advancing while retaining an Openbox-like user experience. With labwc 0.6.2 there are improvements around view-output association and XDG/Wayland configure/map events. There is a new configuration option to allow hiding the window switcher when switching between windows, implementing support for cursor constraints and lock confinement, support for the XDG-Activation protocol, and various other changes.


Downloads and more details on the labwc 0.6.2 release via GitHub. This Wayland compositor's main project site is at
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