xmonad VS xmonad-contrib

Compare xmonad vs xmonad-contrib and see what are their differences.

xmonad

The core of xmonad, a small but functional ICCCM-compliant tiling window manager (by xmonad)
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xmonad xmonad-contrib
69 49
2,848 503
2.1% 1.0%
7.6 8.0
23 days ago 9 days ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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xmonad

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.

xmonad-contrib

Posts with mentions or reviews of xmonad-contrib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-21.

What are some alternatives?

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

polybar - A fast and easy-to-use status bar

i3 - A tiling window manager for X11

dotfiles-2.0 - XMonad™️. Widgets go brr.

Arch-Linux-xmonad-setup-guide

picom - A lightweight compositor for X11

dotfiles

dotfiles

xmobar - A minimalistic status bar

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

nixos-config - My NixOS configuration