The essentials

Getting started



In your environment

Installing xmonad - Gnome - KDE - XFCE - Arch Linux - OS X - OLPC

Quick start for the impatient

  1. Install the xmonad binary/library and the xmonad-contrib library.
  2. Wire xmonad up to your login manager.
  3. Logout and back in. You’re in xmonad.
  4. M-S-<Enter> to open an xterm.
  5. Write a ~/.config/xmonad/xmonad.hs to configure xmonad.
  6. M-q to reload your config file.