A Silly and Useless X11 Window Manager
What is this?
My solution to https://jvns.ca/blog/2019/11/25/challenge--make-a-bouncy-window-manager/ in Nim.
How to build it?
Install nim and nimble and run nimble build. You must have XLib development headers on your system (and obviously an X server).
How to run it?
Make sure you have a running X server
Then run these commands to launch Xephyr. You could also directly execute nimwin from your ~/.xinitrc, but that would be difficult to use.
Xephyr -ac -screen 1280x1024 -br -reset -terminate 2> /dev/null :1 & env DISPLAY=:1 ./nimwin
How to launch a window?
If you want to run xterm, for example, just run xterm -display :1