C++ X11

Open-source C++ projects categorized as X11

Top 12 C++ X11 Projects

  • polybar

    A fast and easy-to-use status bar

    Project mention: [ noob ] Polybar is behind the another windows | reddit.com/r/i3wm | 2023-03-14

    There are a few different solutions here, try them out : https://github.com/polybar/polybar/issues/433

  • wxWidgets

    Cross-Platform C++ GUI Library

    Project mention: GUI programming in C++ | reddit.com/r/cpp_questions | 2023-01-17

    wxwidgets If you prefer to use actual native widgets If you don't like Qt Fewer users = less help, less features

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • ksnip

    ksnip the cross-platform screenshot and annotation tool

    Project mention: I want screenshots to be saved into directory and get copied to the clipboard at the same time. Also, how there is no option to directly save the screenshot (it opens up a window after taking the ss asking to save it). How do I do both of these things? | reddit.com/r/linuxmint | 2023-03-02
  • Hypr

    Hypr is a tiling window manager written in modern C++.

  • clip

    Cross-platform C++ library to copy/paste clipboard content (by dacap)

  • winbar

    A familiar X11 panel/dock to ease new linux users transition

    Project mention: Windows lookalike distro | reddit.com/r/linux | 2022-05-22

    You don't even need to customize the taskbar. There's winbar

  • x11-emoji-picker

    Linux XServer emoji picker

    Project mention: I made a Linux emoji picker compatible with XServer and Wayland through Fcitx5 or IBus 🎉 | reddit.com/r/opensource | 2023-01-31

    I originally made x11-emoji-picker which uses xdotool instead but wanted something which would work on Wayland systems aswell (among other reasons such as xdotool not always working).

  • Sonar

    Write Clean C++ Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean C++ code every time. With over 550 unique rules to find C++ bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • HiDPI-Fixer

    Qt app that automates fractional scaling configuration on X11 desktops

  • DeskX

    Light and fast program for remote control of a computer.

  • gummy

    Screen brightness/temperature manager for Linux/X11

  • sticky-mouse-trap

    A simple program for X11 window system that prents the cursor from crossing into another monitor when you do't want it to.

    Project mention: How to enable sticky edges? | reddit.com/r/kde | 2022-06-01

    I made a program just for that: https://github.com/LMauricius/sticky-mouse-trap

  • password_generator

    Generates strong passwords and directly outputs them for pasting into a password manager without showing the password in plain text. (by B-T-D)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-03-14.

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What are some of the best open-source X11 projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 polybar 12,258
2 wxWidgets 4,935
3 ksnip 1,577
4 Hypr 763
5 clip 508
6 winbar 201
7 x11-emoji-picker 168
8 HiDPI-Fixer 126
9 DeskX 122
10 gummy 85
11 sticky-mouse-trap 4
12 password_generator 0
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