Stalonetray is a stand-alone freedesktop.org and KDE system tray (notification area) for X Window System/X11 (e.g. X.Org or XFree 86). It has full XEMBED support and minimal dependencies: an X11 lib only. Stalonetray works with virtually any EWMH-compliant window manager.
Window managers that are reported to work well with stalonetray:
FVWM OpenBox Enlightenment ion3 Compiz Xmonad
Stalonetray is available from the standard repositories:
# pacman -S stalonetray
Once installed, you must place the stalonetrayrc file in your home directory, you can do this by:
# cp /etc/stalonetrayrc ~/.stalonetrayrc
Note: do this as a regular user, not as root.
Using Stalonetray with Openbox
To run stalonetray in Openbox, you need to run:
# stalonetray -w
Openbox now treats the tray as the dock, and you can adjust its position by using the Openbox Configuration Tool.