A small and simple window manager for the X Window System with the following features:
- Small binary size (can get down to about 40K stripped)
- Themeable appearance
- Virtual desktops
- Keyboard control
- Multibyte character support (i18n)
- GNOME compliant
- Xinerama support
Oroborus doesn't provide any kind of dock, taskbar, root menu, background changer or program launcher. It is designed to operate alongside other applications which provide these features.
Oroborus was created by Ken Lynch. Its name and icon are taken from the mythical autocannibalistic serpent, which is described at Ouroboros.