Waybar VS pywal

Compare Waybar vs pywal and see what are their differences.


Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors. :v: :tada: (by Alexays)
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Waybar pywal
92 85
5,384 8,040
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9.7 0.0
1 day ago 3 months ago
C++ Python
MIT License MIT License
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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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of pywal. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-10-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Waybar and pywal you can also consider the following projects:

eww - ElKowars wacky widgets

polybar-themes - A huge collection of polybar themes with different styles, colors and variants.

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

polybar - A fast and easy-to-use status bar

sway - i3-compatible Wayland compositor

feh - a fast and light image viewer

nwg-panel - GTK3-based panel for sway and Hyprland Wayland compositors


rofi - Rofi: A window switcher, application launcher and dmenu replacement

wayfire - A modular and extensible wayland compositor

ohmyzsh - 🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 2,300+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.