How to save your Linux screen space

“You probably already know that a tiling window manager is one
of the alternatives often provided by distributions alongside the
standard Gnome or KDE desktops.

“Instead of floating windows, with their ability to move
anywhere, and stacked applications that overlap one another, a
tiling window manager locks applications to the display, splitting
as necessary to run applications side by side. When you run enough
applications together, your desktop can start to look like a tiled
bathroom, which is presumably why they’re called tiling window

“But tiling managers can offer some genuine advantages over
their more flexible rivals. A single application should run
full-screen by default, for example, removing many of the
distractions that can make a simple job last four times as long,
and any applications you want to run at the same time are always

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