Krohnkite Original

Kwin Scripts kwin tiling

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://github.com/esjeon/krohnkite

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Description:

A dynamic tiling extension for KWin.

Kröhnkite is mainly inspired by dwm from suckless folks, and aims to be "simple" in both development and usage.


Features
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* DWM-like window tiling
- Dynamically tile windows, rather than manually placing each.
- Floating windows
* Multiple Layout Support
- Tiling layout
- Monocle layout
- Desktop-friendly layouts (Spread, Stair)
* Integrates well into KWin features, including:
- Activities
- Virtual desktops
- Window switcher
- Fullscreen (KWin can fullscreen any window)
- Minimization
Last changelog:

v0.8 Release 4 months ago

* Fix master-stack ratio in TCL layout with only 2 windows
* Fix left-stack adjustment in TCL layout
* Support KWin-native maximization (WIP)
* Use separate layouts by default
* Properly handle windows started in fullscreen
* Move & resize floating windows w/ shortcuts
* (option) Put new window as master

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mirkogennari

15 days ago

10 10 the best

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geier

1 month ago

10 10 the best

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ryk97

1 month ago

7 As long as the monitor is oriented horizontal, i really like this script!
However, one of my monitors is oriented verticall and therefore it would be great if kröhnkite could start splitting windows there horizontally. Is there any way to achieve this?

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linux-oid

1 month ago

10 10 the best

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nfrid

2 months ago

10 Just the best tiling script for kwin. :)

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girgrinok

2 months ago

10 10 the best
Honestly, this is an incredible script. It gives me "the best of both worlds" and lets me use tiling shortcuts without having to install i3 or any of the other tiling WMs. I don't have to mess with combining plasma with i3, it just works right away inside of kwin.

I LOVE it!

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macdo

2 months ago

9 Hi, I love it, but i wonder if there is an option / shortcut to enable and disable the script.
Thanks in advance and keep going!!

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carlis

3 months ago

10 10 the best. This is the best tiling script for kde I've found. The most full featured, the stablest, and the only one I've found compatible with dynamic workspaces. I have a suggestion. I'll truly appreciate an option to toggle maximized windows being in top of the others. This behavior makes the user unable to access the panel from a maximized window among to other things, for example, some secondary windows of a program could remail below the main one if the last one is maximized. The only way to workaround this I've found is using fullscreen instead of maximization, where that property is not applied. Which is kind of curious because, you know, a fullscreen window is "more maximized than a maximized window" XD. That's all and thank you for all the effort.

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assher

3 months ago

10 10 the best

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rp42

4 months ago

10 10 the best. Great so far. Best tiling extension I've used.

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gustavo-hms

4 months ago

It's a very good plugin. Nevertheless, I would like to ask you to reconsider having hardcoded key bindings and put everything in the Plasma Global Shortcuts dialog to make them reconfigurable. I use Meta+Return to open Konsole but, once I install this plugin, I can't use this key binding anymore. I can't change it in the Plasma Global Shortcuts dialog. I can't change it at all. And even if I disable the plugin or uninstall it, the hardcoded key binding apparently remains, since I can't use it to open Konsole anymore.

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kostas1507

4 months ago

You can change the key-binds through the kwin shortcuts tab in global shortcuts mate!

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rokre22

5 months ago

10 10 the best

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kostas1507

5 months ago

9 9 excellent! only missing a toggle gaps shortcut and fibonacci tilling mode

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kostas1507

5 months ago

Very close to perfect! I'm only missing a "toggle gaps" functionality that exist in other such scripts... Thank you.

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kostas1507

5 months ago

Update, I'm stupid! I didn't actually read the whole guide and I didn't realize that there was a configuration panel, so you actually can get gaps... although I would like being able to toggle gaps with a shortcut!

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jackchealdang

5 months ago

10 10 the best

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mmberlin

6 months ago

Is there any way to create a window decoration for toggling float (Meta+F)?

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esjeon

6 months ago

Sorry, but it's not possible. KWin API does not provide enough functionality for that, so no scripts can do that.

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mmberlin

6 months ago

10 10 the best tiling script. Tried others and they all broke kwin.

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brdlaw

7 months ago

10 10 Favorite tiling script on KDE by far. Miles better than the others.

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p135246

9 months ago

10 Wonderful, please, keep developing! For me, there are now two options and I am shifting towards the first: 1) KDE with Krohnkite, 2) No desktop manager and dwm. If all functionality is added, I do not see any reason to prefer 2) over 1) on a modern desktop. One can work effectively as in dwm and have the mainstream desktop manager kde as backup for testing, compatibility with new technologies and not so frequent tasks.

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kloss

9 months ago

9 9 excellent
Much better than https://github.com/lingtjien/Grid-Tiling-Kwin
That would be nice to have a documentation less terse than the Github readme.

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thoth432

11 months ago

9 9 excellent!!

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mighty-michelangelo

11 months ago

10 You made a dream come true. This really, really works.

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v0.8 Release 4 months ago

* Fix master-stack ratio in TCL layout with only 2 windows
* Fix left-stack adjustment in TCL layout
* Support KWin-native maximization (WIP)
* Use separate layouts by default
* Properly handle windows started in fullscreen
* Move & resize floating windows w/ shortcuts
* (option) Put new window as master

v0.7 Release 7 months ago

* Improved "No Border" state management
* Deprecating "Cycle Layout" shortcut, in favor of "Next/Previous Layout"
* Directional swap - move window to left/right/up/down
* Toggling Monocle layout - press shortcut once to activate Monocle layout, once more to return to the previous layout.
* Optional window width limit, relative to the height of screen.

v0.6.1 Release 8 months ago

This is a bugfix release.

#### Bugfix
* set "Keep Above" for new floating windows
* fix adjustment of Three-Column layout when master > 1

#### Minor Changes
* improve Three-Column layout master ratio handling

v0.6 Release 8 months ago

#### New features
* Grow/Shrink Window shortcut: resizes window (tiled only, for now)
* Float All shortcut: toggles float on all visible windows
* Floating Layout: floats all window, practically disables tiling logic
* Three-Column Layout: a layout for wider monitors (e.g. 21:9)

#### Major changes
* Individually resizable windows (if layout supports it)
* Quarter layout kicks new windows to next desktop if the current desktop is full
* Swap windows by dragging w/ mouse
- (optional hack) Improve swapping by using actual mouse coordinate (disabled by default)
* Configurable HJKL behavior: either dwm-like(default) or i3-like(WIP)
* Popup notification when switching layout

#### Minor changes
* More precise geometry calculation to prevent minor wobblying
* Prevent windows from protruding from its screen.
* No more "Keep Below". Instead, floating windows are kept above.
* Windows can be ignored based on its role (`WM_WINDOW_ROLE`).
* Tons of internal refactoring...

v0.5 Release 1 year ago

* feature: live-adjust layout while resizing window
* bugfix: fix Tile layout gap (#34)
* bugfix: consider screen gaps during layout adjustment calculation
* bugfix: layout adjustment freezes the window being resized
* internal: windows now have explicit state, and actions during state transition are explicitly defined.
* internal: window can be in "free tile" state, which allows layouts to float tiles without affecting other layouts.
* refactoring: split KWin-specific code from main logic

v0.4 Release 1 year ago

* updated user configuration dialog.
* added "always maximize" option for Monocle layout
* ignore/float windows based on title (substring match)
* added option for skipping tiling in user-specified activity/screen
* implemented basic Quarter layout.
- Currently, only the layout works, and no automatic desktop management.
* regression: fixed the calculation of gaps b/w tiles
* bugfix: fixed weird gap in Tile layout
* bugfix: fixed resize increment calculation
* added timestamp to debug output

v0.3 1 year ago

* new feature: adjust Tile layout by resizing windows w/ mouse
* new feature: maximize the sole tileable window by removing screen gap and window titlebar/border
* feature removal: window jiggling hack - it does nothing
* bugfix: unnecessary gap b/w master and stack in Tile layout
* bugfix: moving focus out of ignored windows (e.g. yakuake)
* regression: fullscreen window is not occupying the whole screen

v0.2 Release 1 year ago

* Screen gaps can be configure per side
* Automatically float utility, dialog, splash windows
* An option for removing borders from tiled windows
* Direct shortcuts fro layouts
* Supports moving windows b/w screens with KWin shortcuts.
* Optional tile jiggling for forcefully unfreezing tiles
* Optional separate layouts for each desktop/activity
* Optional debug message printing
* Respect window resizing increment hint (e.g. terminals, emacs)
* Many fixes against window freezing issue

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product-maker mirkogennari Oct 06 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker geier Sep 20 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker ryk97 Sep 16 2020 7 good
As long as the monitor is oriented horizontal, i really like this script! However, one of my monitors is oriented verticall and therefore it would be great if kröhnkite could start splitting windows there horizontally. Is there any way to achieve this?
product-maker linux-oid Sep 16 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker nfrid Aug 20 2020 10 the best
Just the best tiling script for kwin. :)
product-maker girgrinok Aug 19 2020 10 the best
10 the best Honestly, this is an incredible script. It gives me "the best of both worlds" and lets me use tiling shortcuts without having to install i3 or any of the other tiling WMs. I don't have to mess with combining plasma with i3, it just works right away inside of kwin. I LOVE it!
product-maker macdo Aug 11 2020 9 excellent
Hi, I love it, but i wonder if there is an option / shortcut to enable and disable the script. Thanks in advance and keep going!!
product-maker carlis Jul 03 2020 10 the best
10 the best. This is the best tiling script for kde I've found. The most full featured, the stablest, and the only one I've found compatible with dynamic workspaces. I have a suggestion. I'll truly appreciate an option to toggle maximized windows being in top of the others. This behavior makes the user unable to access the panel from a maximized window among to other things, for example, some secondary windows of a program could remail below the main one if the last one is maximized. The only way to workaround this I've found is using fullscreen instead of maximization, where that property is not applied. Which is kind of curious because, you know, a fullscreen window is "more maximized than a maximized window" XD. That's all and thank you for all the effort.
product-maker assher Jun 26 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker rp42 Jun 05 2020 10 the best
10 the best. Great so far. Best tiling extension I've used.
product-maker rokre22 May 20 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker kostas1507 May 11 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent! only missing a toggle gaps shortcut and fibonacci tilling mode
product-maker jackchealdang Apr 27 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker mmberlin Apr 09 2020 10 the best
10 the best tiling script. Tried others and they all broke kwin.
product-maker brdlaw Mar 09 2020 10 the best
10 Favorite tiling script on KDE by far. Miles better than the others.
product-maker p135246 Jan 07 2020 10 the best
Wonderful, please, keep developing! For me, there are now two options and I am shifting towards the first: 1) KDE with Krohnkite, 2) No desktop manager and dwm. If all functionality is added, I do not see any reason to prefer 2) over 1) on a modern desktop. One can work effectively as in dwm and have the mainstream desktop manager kde as backup for testing, compatibility with new technologies and not so frequent tasks.
product-maker kloss Jan 05 2020 9 excellent
9 excellent Much better than https://github.com/lingtjien/Grid-Tiling-Kwin That would be nice to have a documentation less terse than the Github readme.
product-maker thoth432 Nov 13 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent!!
product-maker mighty-michelangelo Oct 30 2019 10 the best
You made a dream come true. This really, really works.
product-maker rbelem Oct 08 2019 10 the best
Easy to remember shortcuts and fits well with my current ones.
product-maker bimlas Jul 29 2019 9 excellent
For a while I used AwesomeWM, where I really liked tiling window management, but I missed KDE's capabilities. Thanks to the script I can now use the best of both worlds!
product-maker l4k1 Mar 29 2019 9 excellent
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product-maker 4ty2 Mar 23 2019 9 excellent
+ Very good script and useful! Although it would be nice to see the new windows form a golden ratio, not stack in rows. But that's just preference
product-maker sjamaan Feb 18 2019 9 excellent
+This is amazing!
product-maker molecule-eye Jan 28 2019 9 excellent
+Nice!
product-maker murlakatamenka Jan 20 2019 9 excellent
+ Thank you very much, good job! <3
product-maker frag Dec 25 2018 9 excellent
+Good job!
product-maker Base: 4 x 5.0 Ratings
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