ulubis VS cl-wlroots

Compare ulubis vs cl-wlroots and see what are their differences.


A Wayland compositor written in Common Lisp (by malcolmstill)


Common lisp bindings for wlroots, a library for writing Wayland compositors (by swaywm)
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ulubis cl-wlroots
2 1
214 26
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0.0 0.0
over 1 year ago over 3 years ago
Common Lisp Common Lisp
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ulubis. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of cl-wlroots. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-06.
  • Developing a WM
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/lisp | 6 Jan 2021
    In 2021 you might rather write a wayland compositor instead. Apparently there are even bindings to wlroots, a library for developing such compositors.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ulubis and cl-wlroots you can also consider the following projects:

nyxt - Nyxt - the hacker's power-browser.

termite - Termite is obsoleted by Alacritty. Termite was a keyboard-centric VTE-based terminal, aimed at use within a window manager with tiling and/or tabbing support.

cinnamon - A Linux desktop featuring a traditional layout, built from modern technology and introducing brand new innovative features.

wm - my common lisp window manager

trial - A fully-fledged Common Lisp game engine