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Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors.
Available in Arch community or AUR, openSUSE, and Alpine Linux
Waybar examples

Current features

  • Sway (Workspaces, Binding mode, Focused window name)
  • Tray #21
  • Local time
  • Battery
  • Network
  • Bluetooth
  • Pulseaudio
  • Disk
  • Memory
  • Cpu load average
  • Temperature
  • MPD
  • Custom scripts
  • Multiple output configuration
  • And much more customizations

Configuration and Styling

See the wiki for more details.


Waybar is available from a number of Linux distributions:

Packaging status

An Ubuntu PPA with more recent versions is available here.

Building from source

$ git clone
$ cd Waybar
$ meson build
$ ninja -C build
$ ./build/waybar
# If you want to install it
$ ninja -C build install
$ waybar


libgtk-3-dev [gtk-layer-shell]
gobject-introspection [gtk-layer-shell]
libgirepository1.0-dev [gtk-layer-shell]
libpulse [Pulseaudio module]
libnl [Network module]
libappindicator-gtk3 [Tray module]
libdbusmenu-gtk3 [Tray module]
libmpdclient [MPD module]
libsndio [sndio module]

Build dependencies


On Ubuntu you can install all the relevant dependencies using this command (tested with 19.10 and 20.04):

sudo apt install \
  clang-tidy \
  gobject-introspection \
  libdbusmenu-gtk3-dev \
  libfmt-dev \
  libgirepository1.0-dev \
  libgtk-3-dev \
  libgtkmm-3.0-dev \
  libinput-dev \
  libjsoncpp-dev \
  libmpdclient-dev \
  libnl-3-dev \
  libnl-genl-3-dev \
  libpulse-dev \
  libsigc++-2.0-dev \
  libspdlog-dev \
  libwayland-dev \

Contributions welcome! - have fun :)
The style guidelines is Google's


Waybar is licensed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.