xmonad VS nixos-config

Compare xmonad vs nixos-config and see what are their differences.


The core of xmonad, a small but functional ICCCM-compliant tiling window manager (by xmonad)


My NixOS configuration (by alternateved)
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xmonad nixos-config
69 14
2,848 23
2.1% -
7.6 9.6
23 days ago 7 months ago
Haskell Nix
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of xmonad. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-05.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nixos-config. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing xmonad and nixos-config you can also consider the following projects:

i3 - A tiling window manager for X11

dotfiles-2.0 - XMonad™️. Widgets go brr.



xmonad-contrib - Contributed modules for xmonad


xmobar - A minimalistic status bar

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

cardano-node - The core component that is used to participate in a Cardano decentralised blockchain.

aur - A secure, multilingual package manager for Arch Linux and the AUR.

xmonad-screenshot - Gtk-based screen capturing utility for XMonad.

xmonad-utils - A small collection of X utilities useful when running XMonad.