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Qtile window manager


Self contained change to provide qtile window manger.


Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 20
  • Last updated: 22/07/2013
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

  • Qtile is simple, small, and extensible. It's easy to write your own layouts, widgets, and built-in commands.
  • Qtile is written and configured entirely in Python, which means you can leverage the full power and flexibility of the language to make it fit your needs.
  • The Qtile community is active and growing, so there's always someone to lend a hand when you need help.
  • Qtile is free and open-source software, distributed under the permissive MIT license.

Benefit to Fedora

  • Qtile is configuration files are written in python
  • Qtile is packaged for every other major distro.


  • Package python-xpyb (complete)
    Pass pass
  • Enable xcb for cairo
    Inprogress inprogress
  • Enable xcb and xpyb for pycairo
    Inprogress inprogress
  • Package qtile
    Inprogress inprogress

  • Proposal owners: tdabasin
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes