Re: [dev] [DWM] suggestion for dwm

From: Julien Pecqueur <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2010 20:06:02 +0100

I tried trayer too. it seems the "least worst" tray application for DWM :

But it is alway in the front of other clients, have borders, and is not sticked on the desktops background like conky...


Le dimanche 03 janvier 2010 à 10:39:26, Thayer Williams a écrit :
> On Jan 03, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Julien Pecqueur <> wrote:
> > I have a suggestion for DWM. I use DWM for about months and i miss one functionality : a trayer (a zone for icons in the status bar to reduce applications like xchat or to have icons for applications like gmixer, batterymon, wicd-client) in the status bar!
> > I've tried to use some apps to have a trayer (bmpanel and other panels with tray) but it's not fine and i haven't find a trayer app which runs like conky (in background of others clients).
> >
> > Is it planned to implement this in DWM? If not, do you have a solution for me?
> Happy New Year to you as well!
> As far as I know, there are no intentions whatsoever of integrating a tray
> utility into dwm. There are several standalone tray utilities that will do
> the trick already, including stalonetray and trayer. Check your
> distribution's software repository for these tray apps. They do not include
> a panel (which is itself a separate utility) and are used only to provide
> tray support.
> Cheers
> Thayer

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