AwesomeWM (window manager)

Qubes-specific features

  • support for the Qubes OS window colors

  • rudimentary support for the Qubes application menu entries following the freedesktop standard

  • support for custom filters and menu entries


AwesomeWM can be installed with the standard dom0 installation mechanisms.

$ sudo qubes-dom0-update awesome

That’s it. After logging out, you can select AwesomeWM in the login manager.


To contribute code you may clone the AwesomeWM repository as follows:

$ git clone

For build instructions please check the repository README.

The repository attempts to follow the upstream Fedora repository.