Alacritty Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to alacritty

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Posts with mentions or reviews of alacritty. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-05.
  • Announcing notisys.nvim: a system-wide notification manager for OSC-99 compliant terminals
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 5 Oct 2022
    Terminals expected to work: kitty, iTerm2. Terminals expected not to work because lack of implementation of OSC-99: alacritty, probably others.
  • How to DIY timelapse from saved pngs with bash and ffmpeg (in comments)
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/Oxygennotincluded | 1 Oct 2022
    I rarely use Windows, /r/linux_gaming ftw, but I would recommend either cmder or alacritty or other terminal with some reverse search in history of commands. cmd.exe is usually an emergency.
  • Mle is a small, flexible, terminal-based text editor written in C
    7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 1 Oct 2022
    In fact I tried that before writing the comment, however, I've configured alacritty to run the copy command when I press Ctrl-C and to send Ctrl-C to the running application when I press Ctrl-Shift-C[1], so it didn't work.

    [1]: https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty/issues/3696#issuecomm...

  • Why do wayfire took so long to load configs?
    9 projects | reddit.com/r/Wayfire | 23 Sep 2022
    # Default config for Wayfire # # Copy this to ~/.config/wayfire.ini and edit it to your liking. # # Take the tutorial to get started. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Tutorial # # Read the Configuration document for a complete reference. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Configuration # Input configuration ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Example configuration: # # [input] # xkb_layout = us # xkb_variant = dvorak,bepo # # See Input options for a complete reference. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Configuration#input # Output configuration ───────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Example configuration: # # [eDP-1] # mode = [email protected] # position = 0,0 # transform = normal # scale = 1.000000 # # You can get the names of your outputs with wlr-randr. # https://github.com/emersion/wlr-randr # # See also kanshi for configuring your outputs automatically. # https://wayland.emersion.fr/kanshi/ # # See Output options for a complete reference. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Configuration#output # Core options ───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── [core] # List of plugins to be enabled. # See the Configuration document for a complete list. plugins = \ alpha \ simple-tile \ blur \ animate \ autostart \ command \ cube \ decoration \ expo \ fast-switcher \ fisheye \ grid \ idle \ invert \ move \ oswitch \ place \ resize \ switcher \ vswitch \ window-rules \ wm-actions \ wobbly \ wrot \ zoom # Note: [blur] is not enabled by default, because it can be resource-intensive. # Feel free to add it to the list if you want it. # You can find its documentation here: # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Configuration#blur # Close focused window. close_top_view = KEY_Q # Workspaces arranged into a grid: 3 × 3. vwidth = 3 vheight = 3 # Prefer client-side decoration or server-side decoration preferred_decoration_mode = client # Mouse bindings ─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Drag windows by holding down Super and left mouse button. [move] activate = BTN_LEFT # Resize them with right mouse button + Super. [resize] activate = BTN_RIGHT # Zoom in the desktop by scrolling + Super. [zoom] modifier = | pinch in 2 # Change opacity by scrolling with Super + Alt. [alpha] modifier = # Rotate windows with the mouse. [wrot] activate = BTN_RIGHT # Fisheye effect. [fisheye] toggle = KEY_F # Startup commands ───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── [autostart] # Automatically start background and panel. # Set to false if you want to override the default clients. autostart_wf_shell = true # Set the wallpaper, start a panel and dock if you want one. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wf-shell # # These are started by the autostart_wf_shell option above. # # background = wf-background # panel = wf-panel # dock = sfwbar = sfwbar & bluetooth = blueman-applet & # Output configuration # https://wayland.emersion.fr/kanshi/ # outputs = kanshi # Screen color temperature # https://sr.ht/~kennylevinsen/wlsunset/ gamma = wlsunset -l 5.3811 -L 100.3854 & # Idle configuration # https://github.com/swaywm/swayidle # https://github.com/swaywm/swaylock idle = swayidle -w timeout 600 "swaylock --screenshots --clock --indicator --indicator-radius 100 --indicator-thickness 7 --effect-blur 30x5 --effect-vignette 0.8:0.8 --ring-color 500797 --key-hl-color 880033 --line-color 00000000 --inside-color 00000088 --separator-color 00000000 --grace 2 --fade-in 0.2" # import-enviroment = systemctl --user import-enviroment WAYLAND_DISPLAY XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP # XDG desktop portal # Needed by some GTK applications portal = /usr/lib/xdg-desktop-portal-wlr nm-applet = sleep 1 && nm-applet --indicator & notifications = sleep 2 && swaync & # notifications = dunst # Example configuration: # # [idle] # toggle = KEY_Z # screensaver_timeout = 300 # dpms_timeout = 600 # # Disables the compositor going idle with Super + z. # This will lock your screen after 300 seconds of inactivity, then turn off # your displays after another 300 seconds. # Applications ───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── [command] # Start a terminal # https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty binding_terminal = KEY_ENTER command_terminal = kitty -c /home/cancel/.config/kitty/kitty.wayfire # Start your launcher # https://hg.sr.ht/~scoopta/wofi # Note: Add mode=run or mode=drun to ~/.config/wofi/config. # You can also specify the mode with --show option. binding_launcher = KEY_D command_launcher = wofi --show drun # Screen locker # https://github.com/swaywm/swaylock binding_lock = KEY_ESC command_lock = swaylock --screenshots --clock --indicator --indicator-radius 100 --indicator-thickness 7 --effect-blur 30x5 --effect-vignette 0.8:0.8 --ring-color 500797 --key-hl-color 880033 --line-color 00000000 --inside-color 00000088 --separator-color 00000000 --grace 2 --fade-in 0.2 # Logout # https://github.com/ArtsyMacaw/wlogout binding_logout = KEY_ESC command_logout = wlogout # Screenshots # https://wayland.emersion.fr/grim/ # https://wayland.emersion.fr/slurp/ binding_screenshot = KEY_PRINT command_screenshot = grim $(date '+%F_%T').webp binding_screenshot_interactive = KEY_PRINT command_screenshot_interactive = slurp | grim -g - $(date '+%F_%T').webp # Volume controls # https://alsa-project.org repeatable_binding_volume_up = KEY_VOLUMEUP command_volume_up = pactl set-sink-volume @[email protected] +10% repeatable_binding_volume_down = KEY_VOLUMEDOWN command_volume_down = pactl set-sink-volume @[email protected] -10% binding_mute = KEY_MUTE command_mute = pactl set-source-mute @[email protected] toggle # Screen brightness # https://haikarainen.github.io/light/ repeatable_binding_light_up = KEY_BRIGHTNESSUP command_light_up = light -A 5 repeatable_binding_light_down = KEY_BRIGHTNESSDOWN command_light_down = light -U 5 # Windows ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Actions related to window management functionalities. # # Example configuration: # [wm-actions] toggle_fullscreen = KEY_F toggle_always_on_top = KEY_X toggle_sticky = KEY_X # Position the windows in certain regions of the output. [grid] # # ⇱ ↑ ⇲ │ 7 8 9 # ← f → │ 4 5 6 # ⇱ ↓ ⇲ d │ 1 2 3 0 # ‾ ‾ slot_bl = KEY_KP1 slot_b = KEY_KP2 slot_br = KEY_KP3 slot_l = KEY_LEFT | KEY_KP4 slot_c = KEY_UP | KEY_KP5 slot_r = KEY_RIGHT | KEY_KP6 slot_tl = KEY_KP7 slot_t = KEY_KP8 slot_tr = KEY_KP9 # Restore default. restore = KEY_DOWN | KEY_KP0 # Change active window with an animation. [switcher] next_view = KEY_TAB prev_view = KEY_TAB # Simple active window switcher. [fast-switcher] activate = KEY_ESC # Workspaces ─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Switch to workspace. [vswitch] binding_left = KEY_LEFT binding_down = KEY_DOWN binding_up = KEY_UP binding_right = KEY_RIGHT # Move the focused window with the same key-bindings, but add Shift. with_win_left = KEY_LEFT with_win_down = KEY_DOWN with_win_up = KEY_UP with_win_right = KEY_RIGHT # Show the current workspace row as a cube. [cube] activate = BTN_LEFT deform = 0 # Switch to the next or previous workspace. #rotate_left = KEY_H #rotate_right = KEY_L # Show an overview of all workspaces. [expo] toggle = # Select a workspace. # Workspaces are arranged into a grid of 3 × 3. # The numbering is left to right, line by line. # # ⇱ k ⇲ # h ⏎ l # ⇱ j ⇲ # ‾ ‾ # See core.vwidth and core.vheight for configuring the grid. select_workspace_1 = KEY_1 select_workspace_2 = KEY_2 select_workspace_3 = KEY_3 select_workspace_4 = KEY_4 select_workspace_5 = KEY_5 select_workspace_6 = KEY_6 select_workspace_7 = KEY_7 select_workspace_8 = KEY_8 select_workspace_9 = KEY_9 # Outputs ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Change focused output. [oswitch] # Switch to the next output. next_output = KEY_O # Same with the window. next_output_with_win = KEY_O # Invert the colors of the whole output. [invert] toggle = KEY_I [Blur] kawase_degrade = 5 kawase_iterations = 3 kawase_offset = 7 method = kawase [simple-tile] key_focus_above = KEY_K key_focus_below = KEY_J key_focus_left = KEY_H key_focus_right = KEY_L key_toggle = KEY_T inner_gap_size = 10 outer_horiz_gap_size = 9 outer_vert_gap_size = 9 button_move = button_resize = KEY_S BTN_LEFT tile_by_default = !(app_id is "Steam") [decoration] border_size = 4 button_order = minimize maximize close title_height = 30 # Rules ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── # Example configuration: # # [window-rules] # maximize_alacritty = on created if app_id is "Alacritty" then maximize # # You can get the properties of your applications with the following command: # $ WAYLAND_DEBUG=1 alacritty 2>&1 | kak # # See Window rules for a complete reference. # https://github.com/WayfireWM/wayfire/wiki/Configuration#window-rules
  • A look at various trends shaping the future of the command line
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Sep 2022
    Alacritty: https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty

    I'm sure there's lots of other stuff I don't know about as well.

  • Hey Rustaceans! Got a question? Ask here! (37/2022)!
    12 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 12 Sep 2022
    Is there a way to get an accurate line count and compile time? For example https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty. It takes ~50s to compile on my machine. I can't figure out the line count when it includes dependencies
  • Anyone use Rust to build SaaS web apps professionally?
    9 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 11 Sep 2022
    Alacritty - I spend most of my time working on this project inside this terminal emulator.
  • KDE/Plasma Nordish
    9 projects | reddit.com/r/linux | 4 Sep 2022
    Terminal - Alacritty
  • Are you missing any native (free) software in Debian?
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/debian | 30 Aug 2022
    For instance, Joplin) is one such software available in all of the above three flavors but not natively. Alacritty is available as snap package but not yet natively.
  • Display graphics in (N)Vim, made possible by Rust and SIXELs
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 30 Aug 2022
    there are a couple of obscure terminals (beside xterm) which support SIXEL, you can find a list at Terminal Requirements https://saitoha.github.io/libsixel/ recently Alacritty (terminal emulator written in Rust) received a PR which adds support for them. https://github.com/alacritty/alacritty/pull/4763
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