Blackbox is a lightweight stacking window manager. It was last updated November 3, 2005 with no plans for future releases, however its design has inspired many forks and spiritual successors. An updated version of the original CVS source plus collected packages is maintained at BlackBox GitHub with latest release version 0.77 on 2021-05-12.
Install the package.
blackbox with xinit.
There are several additional packages to enhance the functionality of Blackbox (though they may also work well with other minimalist window managers):
- AUR a run dialog for starting programs
- a pager
- AUR configures keyboard shortcuts