dwm-flexipatch VS dwmblocks-async

Compare dwm-flexipatch vs dwmblocks-async and see what are their differences.


A dwm build with preprocessor directives to decide which patches to include during build time (by bakkeby)


My custom build of dwmblocks which updates blocks asynchronously. (by UtkarshVerma)
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dwm-flexipatch dwmblocks-async
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6.8 5.1
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MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of dwmblocks-async. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-24.
  • Xfce is undefeatable
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/linuxmasterrace | 24 Feb 2023
    Maybe some day I'll finish configuring dwm/dwl and dwmblocks/somebar+someblocks and use it, but even then XFCE will always be my fallback.
  • dwmblocks doesn't show up anywhere
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/suckless | 8 Nov 2022
    Ah yes, correct. The dwmblocks-async author says statuscmd is needed on https://github.com/UtkarshVerma/dwmblocks-async for clickable blocks. I did pull that in a while ago into my dwm code, but forgot that it's only needed there for clicking. Good call!
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/suckless | 8 Nov 2022
    I've also tried this version, it doesn't show anything either. I have gone through it beforehttps://github.com/UtkarshVerma/dwmblocks-async.
  • dwmblocks-async: An asynchronous, clickable statusbar for dwm
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/suckless | 12 Oct 2021
    As these were not hindrances to my work, I've had these on the back burner for quite some time, until today when I humbly present to you dwmblocks-async. It fixes the above-mentioned issues by doing the following:

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dwm-flexipatch and dwmblocks-async you can also consider the following projects:

patches - Collection of patches for dwm, st and dmenu

eww - ElKowars wacky widgets

dwm-vanitygaps - My dwm vanitygaps build (incl. individual patches)

modwm - MODWM - Modular Dynamic Window Manager

dwmblocks - Modular status bar for dwm written in c.

suckless-builds - my suckless builds with configs of dwm, dmenu, dwmblocks, slstatus, and st.

libxft-bgra - A patched version of libxft that allows for colored emojis to be rendered in Suckless software (dmenu/st/whatever).

dwl - dwm for Wayland

dwmblocks - My status bar: my build of the modular dwmblocks

slstatus - mirror from suckless.org. send patches to [email protected] mailing list. NO PRs

shotkey - A simple and lightweight hotkey daemon for X with configurable custom modes and key chords (in ~200 LOC)