BMPanel (BitMap Panel) is a lightweight, NETWM compliant panel for X11 Window System, which contains a desktop switcher, taskbar, system tray and clock. The application is inspired by simplicity of fspanel. BMPanel has a modern look and feel, while keeping itself tiny and small.
BMPanel is available as AUR. However, BMPanel is not maintained anymore, and it is recommended to try AUR.AUR in the
Themes must be installed in the
~/.local/share/bmpanel2/themes for bmpanel2) directory. If it does not exist the directory must be created.
To get themes, download them from here and extract them to
~/.bmpanel/themes or install the AUR package. Altering design of the theme can be done by adapting the
~/.bmpanel/themes/<THEME_NAME>/theme file. More information on this can be found here.
BMPanel2 themes are available in the here.AUR package. Further information about available themes can be found
To start bmpanel automatically after the login you need to write this to your
# Starting bmpanel /usr/bin/bmpanel theme_name &
/usr/bin/bmpanel2 --theme=theme_name &