[xmonad] What do you have in your tray?

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Sun May 22 04:31:15 CEST 2011

I like Caffeine For Linux a lot [1]. I also have Skype and Steam in my  
tray, though I suppose the joy taken from those depend much more on  
the person than most tray apps. =)


[1] https://launchpad.net/caffeine

Quoting John Mastro <john.b.mastro at gmail.com>:

> I started using XMonad a few weeks ago and really enjoy it. I hadn't tried a
> tiling WM before - I'm amazed at how much more spacious my screens feel.
> After trying both xmobar and dzen2 I've found that I prefer xmobar. I've
> also tried it running it with Trayer (I started by following John Goerzen's
> tutorial) but I have the sense I'm not getting as much out of it as I could
> be.
> If there are any Trayer (or similar) users on the list, what applets do you
> have there? For the moment I've only found Gajim useful. I'm using XMonad on
> a desktop, so nm-applet for instance isn't as helpful as it would be
> elsewhere. Is there a Gtk (or GNOME) mixer applet? That's something I'd like
> to add but the candidates I've found (like gnome-alsamixer) don't seem to
> use an applet.
> Thanks,
> - John

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