dirs VS alacritty

Compare dirs vs alacritty and see what are their differences.


a low-level library that provides config/cache/data paths, following the respective conventions on Linux, macOS and Windows (by xdg-rs)


A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator. [Moved to: https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty] (by jwilm)
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dirs alacritty
1 2
168 30,807
1.2% -
0.0 9.0
2 months ago almost 2 years ago
Rust Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of dirs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of alacritty. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-09.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dirs and alacritty you can also consider the following projects:

tilix - A tiling terminal emulator for Linux using GTK+ 3

kitty - Cross-platform, fast, feature-rich, GPU based terminal

hyper - A terminal built on web technologies [Moved to: https://github.com/vercel/hyper]

cool-retro-term - A good looking terminal emulator which mimics the old cathode display...

zutty - X terminal emulator rendering through OpenGL ES Compute Shaders

starsector-mod-manager-rust - A mod manager for Starsector, a space fleet-battle and economics simulator. This time written in Rust.

FLTK-RS-Examples - Collection of small demo applications which emphasize using fltk-rs in combination with other rust crates.

advent-of-code-rust - My solutions to Advent Of Code

wayst - A simple terminal emulator

tmux - tmux source code

yakuza-freecam - Yakuza Freecam Tool made in Rust

terminal - :rocket: Terminal