bemenu VS wslg

Compare bemenu vs wslg and see what are their differences.


Dynamic menu library and client program inspired by dmenu (by Cloudef)


Enabling the Windows Subsystem for Linux to include support for Wayland and X server related scenarios (by microsoft)
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bemenu wslg
9 102
706 7,538
- 2.4%
7.7 7.4
2 months ago 11 days ago
C C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of bemenu. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-25.


Posts with mentions or reviews of wslg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bemenu and wslg you can also consider the following projects:

GWSL-Source - The actual code for GWSL. And some prebuilt releases.

WSL2-Linux-Kernel - The source for the Linux kernel used in Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2)

sway - i3-compatible Wayland compositor

i3 - A tiling window manager

WSL - Issues found on WSL


Flatseal - Manage Flatpak permissions

cmder - Lovely console emulator package for Windows

brave-browser - Next generation Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows.


nerd-fonts - Iconic font aggregator, collection, & patcher. 3,600+ icons, 50+ patched fonts: Hack, Source Code Pro, more. Glyph collections: Font Awesome, Material Design Icons, Octicons, & more

x11docker - Run GUI applications and desktops in docker and podman containers. Focus on security.