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The MLVWM desktop is now available for SparkyLinux.

MLVWM - SparkyLinux

There is a new desktop available for Sparkers: Mlvwm

What is Mlvwm?

MLVWM Macintosh-like Virtual Window Manager is an X11 window manager with a classic MacOS appearance.

Its primary features include:
– Emulation of MacOS 7 & 8 menu bar & window decorations
– Optional multiple virtual desktops
– A main menu bar across the top of the screen, with:
— Configurable global and per-application menus
— Menu items trigger application functionality via keyboard shorcuts or commands
— An icon menu which shows all windows and supports:
— Switching desktops
— Selecting, hiding, and showing windows
— A balloon help menu
— The ability to “swallow” small windows into the menu bar
– Windows which support:
— Title bars with optional close, zoom, and shade buttons
— Resize handle
— Optional double-click to toggle window shade
— Drag as solid window or just outline
– Balloon help which shows X window information
– Global keyboard shortcuts
– Numerous configuration options to tune functionality


Installation (Sparky 7 & 8 all):
sudo apt update
sudo apt install mlvwm

MLVWM - SparkyLinux