Waybar VS nwg-panel

Compare Waybar vs nwg-panel and see what are their differences.

Waybar

Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors. :v: :tada: (by Alexays)

nwg-panel

GTK3-based panel for sway and Hyprland Wayland compositors (by nwg-piotr)
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Waybar nwg-panel
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5,353 519
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9.7 9.2
4 days ago 17 days ago
C++ Python
MIT License MIT License
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Waybar

Posts with mentions or reviews of Waybar. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-09.

nwg-panel

Posts with mentions or reviews of nwg-panel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-04.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Waybar and nwg-panel you can also consider the following projects:

eww - ElKowars wacky widgets

nwg-launchers - GTK-based launchers: application grid, button bar, dmenu for sway and other window managers

i3status-rust - Very resourcefriendly and feature-rich replacement for i3status, written in pure Rust

nwg-shell - Installer & meta-package for the nwg-shell project: a GTK3-based shell for sway and Hyprland Wayland compositors

sway - i3-compatible Wayland compositor

Sway-DE - 🏠 Sway desktop environment dotfile installation for Arch Linux

pywal - 🎨 Generate and change color-schemes on the fly.

autotiling - Script for sway and i3 to automatically switch the horizontal / vertical window split orientation

plata-theme

nwg-dock - GTK3-based dock for sway

wayfire - A modular and extensible wayland compositor

papirus-icon-theme - Pixel perfect icon theme for Linux