hyprpaper VS wapanel

Compare hyprpaper vs wapanel and see what are their differences.

hyprpaper

Hyprpaper is a blazing fast wayland wallpaper utility with IPC controls. (by hyprwm)

wapanel

Desktop-dedicated wayland bar for wayfire and other wlroots based compositors. Mir compatible. (by Firstbober)
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hyprpaper wapanel
6 1
610 52
16.5% -
7.9 10.0
8 days ago about 2 years ago
C++ C++
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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hyprpaper

Posts with mentions or reviews of hyprpaper. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-06.
  • Hyprpaper not loading wallpaper - Could not connect to sock
    1 project | /r/hyprland | 6 Dec 2023
    # Hyperland Configuration # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Monitors/ monitor=DP-2,[email protected],auto,1 # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Keywords/ for more # Execute your favorite apps at launch exec-once=waybar exec-once=hyprpaper exec-once=swaync # Source a file (multi-file configs) # source = ~/.config/hypr/myColors.conf # source = ~/.zshrc# Some default env vars. env = XCURSOR_SIZE,24 # For all categories, see https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Variables/ input { kb_layout = us kb_variant = kb_model = kb_options = kb_rules = follow_mouse = 1 touchpad { natural_scroll = yes } sensitivity = 0 # -1.0 - 1.0, 0 means no modification. } general { # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Variables/ for more gaps_in = 4 gaps_out = 4 border_size = 1 col.active_border = rgba(a7c080ff) col.inactive_border = rgba(3d484dff) layout = dwindle } decoration { # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Variables/ for more rounding = 5 blur { enabled = true size = 3 passes = 1 } drop_shadow = yes shadow_range = 4 shadow_render_power = 3 col.shadow = rgba(1a1a1aee) } animations { enabled = yes # Some default animations, see https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Animations/ for more bezier = myBezier, 0.05, 0.9, 0.1, 1.05 animation = windows, 1, 7, myBezier animation = windowsOut, 1, 7, default, popin 80% animation = border, 1, 10, default animation = borderangle, 1, 8, default animation = fade, 1, 7, default animation = workspaces, 1, 6, default } dwindle { # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Dwindle-Layout/ for more pseudotile = yes # master switch for pseudotiling. Enabling is bound to mainMod + P in the keybinds section below preserve_split = yes # you probably want this } master { # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Master-Layout/ for more new_is_master = true } gestures { # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Variables/ for more workspace_swipe = off } # Example per-device config # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Keywords/#executing for more device:epic-mouse-v1 { sensitivity = -0.5 } # Example windowrule v1 # windowrule = float, ^(kitty)$ # Example windowrule v2 # windowrulev2 = float,class:^(kitty)$,title:^(kitty)$ # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Window-Rules/ for more # Turn off default hypr-chan wallpaper misc { disable_hyprland_logo = true force_default_wallpaper = 0 } # Wallpaper Variables per: https://github.com/hyprwm/hyprpaper # set variables to be used as shortcuts in the bind command $w1 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-01.jpg $w2 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-02.jpg $w3 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-03.png $w4 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-04.jpg $w5 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-05.jpg $w6 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-06.png $w7 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-07.jpg $w8 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-08.jpg $w9 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-09.jpg $w10 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-10.png $w11 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-11.jpg $w12 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-12.jpg $w13 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-13.jpg $w14 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-14.png $w15 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-15.jpg $w16 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-16.jpg $w17 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-17.png $w18 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-18.jpg $w19 = DP-2,/home/bit/dotfiles/walls/walls-19.jpg # See https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Keywords/ for more $mainMod = SUPER $mainModShift = SUPER_SHIFT # Example binds, see https://wiki.hyprland.org/Configuring/Binds/ for more bind = $mainModShift, R, exec, hyprctl reload hyprland bind = $mainMod, P, exec, alacritty -e tmux bind = $mainMod, Q, killactive, bind = $mainMod, C, exit, bind = $mainMod, F, exec, dolphin bind = $mainMod, V, togglefloating, bind = $mainMod, D, exec, wofi --show drun bind = $mainMod, A, pseudo, # dwindle bind = $mainMod, J, togglesplit, # dwindle # Move focus with mainMod + arrow keys bind = $mainMod, left, movefocus, l bind = $mainMod, right, movefocus, r bind = $mainMod, up, movefocus, u bind = $mainMod, down, movefocus, d # Switch workspaces with mainMod + [0-9] bind = $mainMod, 1, workspace, 1 bind = $mainMod, 1, exec, $w1 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 2, workspace, 2 bind = $mainMod, 2, exec, $w2 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 3, workspace, 3 bind = $mainMod, 3, exec, $w3 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 4, workspace, 4 bind = $mainMod, 4, exec, $w4 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspacebind = $mainMod, 5, workspace, 5 bind = $mainMod, 5, exec, $w5 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 6, workspace, 6 bind = $mainMod, 6, exec, $w6 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 7, workspace, 7 bind = $mainMod, 7, exec, $w7 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 8, workspace, 8 bind = $mainMod, 8, exec, $w8 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 9, workspace, 9 bind = $mainMod, 9, exec, $w9 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace bind = $mainMod, 0, workspace, 1 bind = $mainMod, 0, exec, $w10 # change the wallpaper when we switch workspace # Move active window to a workspace with mainMod + SHIFT + [0-9] bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 1, movetoworkspace, 1 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 1, exec, $w1 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 2, movetoworkspace, 2 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 2, exec, $w2 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 3, movetoworkspace, 3 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 3, exec, $w3 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 4, movetoworkspace, 4 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 4, exec, $w4 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 5, movetoworkspace, 5 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 5, exec, $w5 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 6, movetoworkspace, 6 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 6, exec, $w6 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 7, movetoworkspace, 7 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 7, exec, $w7 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 8, movetoworkspace, 8 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 8, exec, $w8 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 9, movetoworkspace, 9 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 9, exec, $w9 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace bind = $mainMod SHIFT, 0, movetoworkspace, 10 bind = $SUPERSHIFT, 0, exec, $w10 # maintain wallpaper switching when move a window to another workspace # Scroll through existing workspaces with mainMod + scroll bind = $mainMod, mouse_down, workspace, e+1 bind = $mainMod, mouse_up, workspace, e-1 # Move/resize windows with mainMod + LMB/RMB and dragging bindm = $mainMod, mouse:272, movewindow bindm = $mainMod, mouse:273, resizewindow # Take screenshots with Hyprshot # Screenshot a window bind = $mainMod, PRINT, exec, hyprshot -m window # Screenshot a monitor bind = , PRINT, exec, hyprshot -m output # Screenshot a region bind = $mainMod SHIFT, PRINT, exec, hyprshot -m region
  • Original wallpaper text on new background
    1 project | /r/hyprland | 2 Jul 2023
    When you first install Hyprland there is the small text on the bottom center of the screen that is changed every restart. Is there any way to get it on new wallpaper with Hyprpaper?
  • Wallpaper changer
    1 project | /r/hyprland | 10 Jun 2023
    Yes it is have a look https://github.com/hyprwm/hyprpaper
  • Hyprpaper crashing under rapid switches
    2 projects | /r/hyprland | 6 Jun 2023
    I only found this relevant issue: https://github.com/hyprwm/hyprpaper/issues/42 which still persists
  • Bind function to change wallpaper on workspace switch with wpaperd
    1 project | /r/hyprland | 5 May 2023
    Hyprpaper might be better maybe.
  • Hyprpaper not wanting to work
    1 project | /r/hyprland | 4 May 2023
    Read the git

wapanel

Posts with mentions or reviews of wapanel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hyprpaper and wapanel you can also consider the following projects:

Hyprland - Hyprland is a highly customizable dynamic tiling Wayland compositor that doesn't sacrifice on its looks.

Waybar - Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors. :v: :tada:

ScreenPlay - See https://gitlab.com/kelteseth/screenplay - Modern, Cross Plattform, Live Wallpaper & Widgets ! Free on Steam : https://store.steampowered.com/app/672870/ScreenPlay/

hyprpicker - A wlroots-compatible Wayland color picker that does not suck.

plasma5-wallpapers-dynamic - Dynamic wallpaper plugin for KDE Plasma

shell - :shell: Convergent shell for desktops, phones and tables built with QtQuick, Wayland and Material Design

gBar - Blazingly fast status bar written with GTK

hyprland-waybar-conf