fbpanel is desktop panel which provides graphical information and feedback about desktop activity and allows interaction with the window manager.
Here are some key features of "fbpanel":
NETWM compliance. It implies co-working with any modern window manager.
variety of plugins:
┬· taskbar; show list of the managed windows (tasks)
┬· pager; thumbnailed view of the desktop
┬· launchbar; buttons to quickly launch applications
┬· show desktop; button to iconify or shade all windows
┬· image; display an image
┬· clock; show the current time and/or date
┬· system tray; tray for XEMBED icons (aka docklets)
┬· space; just seize space
┬· menu; menu with text and images
┬· deskno; display desktop number and name
modest resource usage
What's New in This Release:
┬· An autohide feature and a digital clock plugin were added.
┬· Many bugs were fixed.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· This release features major enhancements and bug fixes, namely: new plugin - laptop battery monitor, new plugin - volume control, multiline placement of elements in taskbar and launchbar, digital clock in vertical layouts draws hours above minutes, fixed compilation issues in busybox environments, fixed locale/NLS issues in configure, autohide was improved.