dwm-setup VS nwg-launchers

Compare dwm-setup vs nwg-launchers and see what are their differences.


My dotfiles (by threadexio)


GTK-based launchers: application grid, button bar, dmenu for sway and other window managers (by nwg-piotr)
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dwm-setup nwg-launchers
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4.3 0.0
over 1 year ago 2 months ago
Shell C++
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of dwm-setup. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nwg-launchers. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-28.
  • How are you configuring touchpad gestures?
    5 projects | /r/swaywm | 28 Sep 2021
    Sure thing! appgrid.sh is just a single command calling nwggrid from nwg launchers, a series of graphical shell tools for sway. It was originally started in C++ but the author started the project again in Go.
  • nwg-dock 0.0.1 ready for testing
    7 projects | /r/swaywm | 2 Apr 2021
    This is the last (at least for now) missing part of nwg-shell for sway: autotiling, Azote, nwg-launchers, nwg-panel and nwg-dock.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dwm-setup and nwg-launchers you can also consider the following projects:

polybar-dwm-module - A dwm module for polybar

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

nwg-bar - GTK3-based button bar for wlroots-based compositors

sway-launcher-desktop - TUI Application launcher with Desktop Entry support. Made for SwayWM, but runs anywhere

dwm-relative-controls - Simple yet useful dwm patch

gentoo - Gentoo dots

win3wm - A Tiling Window Manager for windows 10, Inspired by i3wm

graph-bars-font - OTF font with vertical bars for one-line ASCII spectrum analyzers, graphs, etc

node-gtk - GTK+ bindings for NodeJS (via GObject introspection)

nwg-dock - GTK3-based dock for sway

dotfiles - Salonia Matteo's dotfiles (GNU/Linux configuration)

dwm-bar - A modular statusbar for dwm