wapanel VS shell

Compare wapanel vs shell and see what are their differences.


Desktop-dedicated wayland bar for wayfire and other wlroots based compositors. Mir compatible. (by Firstbober)


:shell: Convergent shell for desktops, phones and tables built with QtQuick, Wayland and Material Design (by lirios)
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wapanel shell
1 3
52 230
- 0.9%
10.0 7.7
about 2 years ago 11 days ago
C++ C++
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of wapanel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning wapanel yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of shell. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-08.

What are some alternatives?

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

cool-retro-term - A good looking terminal emulator which mimics the old cathode display...

nextspace - NeXTSTEP-like desktop environment for Linux

lumina - Lumina Desktop Environment

starship - SailfishOS synchronization app for AsteroidOS.

QGnomePlatform - QPlatformTheme for a better Qt application inclusion in GNOME

QmlFlightInstruments - QmlFlightInstruments is a QML project that implements several flight instruments.

hyprpaper - Hyprpaper is a blazing fast wayland wallpaper utility with IPC controls.

arewewaylandyet - Sources for https://arewewaylandyet.com

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

HWVD - Space Clock Example for Kraken Z Playground

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

pcmanfm - Extremely fast and lightweight file manager