Just click on the links above to download them.
Older 2.x.x versions: here
(Note! Versions prior to 2.4.0 are no longer supported.)
Last 1.xx Version: 1.24r
(Note! This version is no longer supported.)
Very old 1.x releases: here
If you find any bugs, you can enter them into the
Bug Tracking System. If possible, please try searching to see if someone
else has already reported this bug. If you have more or better information,
feel free to add a note!
If you just have a question, be sure to read our
first, then you might want to try our
When asking for help, of course always remember to provide the release
number of fvwm, your operating system, and any other information you think
might be pertinent.
What package should you use?
Note that since the days of 2.1.x the second digit of the version number
marks a release as a stable release (even number like 2.2.x) or as a development
(i.e. alpha or beta) release (odd number like 2.3.4).
Use it if you have no specific reason to use one of the other
packages. Questions about the stable releases should be asked on
our Mailing List.
If you use anything else but the latest stable release we will make
no promises that anything works.
Use them if you can tolerate some bugs and really need one of the new
Older 2.x.x and 1.x versions:
Don't use them. If you encounter a problem we will most likely ask you
to upgrade. There is a constant stream of bug fixes and we cannot spend
our time fixing the same bugs again and again.
Problems in one of the below packages should be discussed on the
fvwm-workers Mailing List.
If you want the development stuff but don't want to set up the build
environment. Note that the snapshots may not even compile. Use them at
your own risk.
When you must have the latest stuff, up to the minute, or want to contribute
heavily. Please read the
FTP source tree:
If you want to use CVS but can't. This directory is updated every three
hours. It is simpler to use CVS than to fetch these files, but if you are
behind a restrictive firewall or don't need CVS features like easy patch
generation or commits then you can use an FTP mirroring tool to grab this
directory. Since this is an exact copy of what you'd get if you did a CVS
checkout, you should read up on CVS.