tmux-powerline VS st

Compare tmux-powerline vs st and see what are their differences.


A hackable statusbar for tmux consisting of dynamic & beautiful looking segments, inspired by vim-powerline, written purely in bash. (by erikw)


build of the suckless simple terminal with patches for alpha, font2, copyurl, openclipboard, invert, appsync, xresources, scrollback, w3m, keyboard select, boxdraw (by mrdotx)
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tmux-powerline st
1 22
2,880 5
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7.7 6.6
12 days ago 18 days ago
Shell C
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of tmux-powerline. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of st. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing tmux-powerline and st you can also consider the following projects:

alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

tmux-gruvbox - Gruvbox color scheme for Tmux.

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

tmux - 🧛🏻‍♂️ Dark theme for tmux

tmux-spotify - 🎧 Spotify plugin for tmux

st-flexipatch - An st build with preprocessor directives to decide which patches to include during build time

oh-my-fish - The Fish Shell Framework

gruvbox - Retro groove color scheme for Vim

srcery-terminal - Srcery theme terminal configurations

teamocil - There's no I in Teamocil. At least not where you think. Teamocil is a simple tool used to automatically create windows and panes in tmux with YAML files.

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

tabby-clippy - An example plugin for Tabby