Stalonetray is a stand-alone freedesktop.org and KDE system tray for the X Window System. It has full XEMBED support, minimal dependencies and works with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager. Window managers that are reported to work well with stalonetray are: FVWM, Openbox, Enlightenment, Compiz, Xmonad, dwm, and awesome.
Install the package. Once installed, copy the
stalonetrayrc file to your home directory. Note that you should do this as a regular user.
$ cp /etc/stalonetrayrc ~/.stalonetrayrc
To run Stalonetray in Openbox,
dockapp-mode must be set to
simple. This can be accomplished with either the command-line argument
--dockapp-mode simple or by modifying
Openbox now treats the tray as the dock, and you can adjust its position by using the Openbox Configuration Tool. To run Stalonetray on start up, add the following to
stalonetray --dockapp-mode simple &
See also Stalonetray WM hints for OpenBox
Icons do not have the desired size
To force the size of the icons to be equal to icon_size, launch stalonetray with the following arguments:
stalonetray --icon-size=16 --kludges=force_icons_size
This will force the size of all icons to 16×16 pixels.
Alternatively, one could add the following to the configuration file:
icon_size 16 kludges force_icons_size
- http://stalonetray.sourceforge.net/manpage.html - Stalonetray manual page