An efficient dynamic menu for Wayland
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a month ago

#wmenu - dmenu for Wayland

An efficient dynamic menu for Sway and wlroots based Wayland compositors (requires wlr_layer_shell_v1 support).



  • cairo
  • pango
  • wayland
  • xkbcommon
  • scdoc (optional)
$ meson build
$ ninja -C build
# ninja -C build install


See wmenu(1)

To use wmenu with Sway, you can add the following to your configuration file:

set $menu dmenu_path | wmenu | xargs swaymsg exec --
bindsym $mod+d exec $menu


Send patches and questions to ~adnano/wmenu-devel.

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This project started as a fork of dmenu-wl. However, most of the code was rewritten from scratch.