AfterStep Applets DataBase

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Introduction

The following is a listing of AfterStep Applet and WindowMaker DockApp applications. The intent of this document is to provide a reference for users having difficulty launching applications under AfterStep Wharf. For each entry, the following is listed:

- A general description of the application.

- The application's Home Page.

- The usage under AfterStep Wharf.

- Notes to help build, run or install the application.

Please note that "*MonitorWharf" is used throughout this document; it could be "*Wharf" or any other "*" Wharf entry.

If you are having problems building an application, check this directory of patches.


Common configuration syntax

Most of these modules and applications share common configuration syntax.


geometry - Controls X, Y placement and optionally X,Y Size of application

  geometry +640+512         (Center of a screen running at 1280x1024)
  geometry 100x200+640+512  (100pixels wide by 200 pixels wide at center of a screen running at 1280x1024)

AlsaMixer.app

Mixer.app.png

AlsaMixer.app - WM applet sound mixer utility for Linux systems with ALSA sound driver

Home Page: http://www.dockapps.org/file.php/id/253

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf mixer - Swallow "AlsaMixer.app" AlsaMixer.app -1 Master -2 Master -3 Master &

Notes:

Works with alsa and PulseAudio

asapm

asapm - Power Management (ACPI / APM) monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asapm/data

Wharf Usage:

Notes:

ascd

ascd - Audio CD player

Home Page: http://worldserver.oleane.com/rsn/ascd-en.html

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf ascd - Swallow "ascd" ascd -device /dev/cdrom &

Notes:

asclock

Asclock.jpg

asclock - Clock Applet

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asclock/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asclock - Swallow "asclock" asclock -24 -theme Orb &

Notes:

The optional -theme flag allows loading different themes if available.

ascpu

ascpu - CPU monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=ascpu/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf ascpu - Swallow "ascpu" ascpu -u 2 -samples 30 &

Notes:

asfsm_lite

asfsm_lite - File system monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asfsm_lite/data

Wharf Usage:

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asload

asload - CPU load monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asload/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asload - Swallow "asload" asload -shape &

Notes:

asmail

asmail - Afterstep Mail Applet

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmail/data

Wharf Usage:

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asmem

asmem - Memory utilization monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmem/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asmem - Swallow "asmem" asmem &

Notes:

asmix

asmix - Sound volume knob

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmix/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asmix - Swallow "asmix" asmix -shape &

Notes:

asmixer

asmixer - AS Sound Mixer Applet

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmixer/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asmixer - Swallow "asmixer" asmixer -g -1-1 &

Notes:

asmodem

asmodem - Modem monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmodem/data

Wharf Usage:

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asmon

asmon - AS system monitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=asmon/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf asmon - Swallow "asmon" asmon &

Notes:


asmount

asmount - AfterStep mounter

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/download/asmount

Wharf Usage:

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asmounter

Asmount.jpg

asmounter - AfterStep mounter

Home Page: http://knet.knobbits.org/software/projects/asmounter/index.html

Wharf Usage:

*Wharf - - Swallow "asmounter" asmounter -s &

Notes: Config settings in ~/.asmounter

left click to cycle through mount points
Right click to mount/unmount

aspostit

aspostit - Post-It notes

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=aspostit/data

Wharf Usage:

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astime

astime - An analog clock

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=astime/data

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf astime - Swallow "astime" astime &

Notes:

aswvdial

aswvdial - ASwvdial is a dock/wharf/slit app for wvdial

Home Page: http://www.ma-scha.de/

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bubblemon-dockapp

Bubblemon.jpg

bubblemon-dockapp - system monitoring dockapp based-on GNOME BubbleMon.

Home Page: http://www.ne.jp/asahi/linux/timecop/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf bubblemon - Swallow "bubblemon" bubblemon play /usr/local/etc/bubblemon/wak.wav

Notes:

docker

docker - Docking System Tray

Home Page: http://icculus.org/openbox/2/docker/

Wharf Usage:

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hvclock

hvclock - hvclock is a "DockApp" analog clock and calendar application.

Home Page: http://www2.hugovil.com:8080/en/hvclock/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf hvclock - Swallow "hvclock" hvclock &

Notes:

Clicking on the application with the left mouse button cycles between an analog clock and a day calender.

Mixer.app

Mixer.app.png

Mixer.app - WM applet sound mixer based-on Rob Malda's asmixer

Home Page: http://www.fukt.bth.se/~per/mixer

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf volume-mixer,cd,dev - Swallow "Mixer.app" Mixer.app &

Notes:

Doesn't work with AfterStep < 2.1.0 without this patch.

peksystray

peksystray - peksystray is a dockable systray.

Home Page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/peksystray/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf peksystray - Swallow "peksystray" peksystray &

Notes:

salmon

salmon - Still Another Load MONitor

Home Page: http://tigr.net/afterstep/view.php?applet=salmon/data

Wharf Usage:

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speyes

speyes - South Park-themed wmeyes

Home Page: http://okb-1.org/speyes/speyes.html

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf speyes - Swallow "speyes" speyes &

Notes:

wmeyes and xeyes (the original) are two variants of this application.


stalonetray

stalonetray - STand Alone TRAY (notification area) implementation

Home Page: http://stalonetray.sourceforge.net/

Wharf Usage:

*Wharf systray - MaxSwallow "Stalonetray" stalonetray -p --tint-level 125 -i 24 \
   --geometry 3x1-0-0 --kludges force_icons_size &

Notes:

The above Usage example is actually one REALLY long line (the "\" characters are just continuation characters so the line can be split for easier reading). Not Actually an Applet or DockApp, but works very well with Wharf.

Example line works well with a 32x32 horizontal Wharf.

Temperature.app

Temperature.app.png

Temperature.app - WM applet gets temperature every 15 minutes

Home Page: http://www.fukt.hk-r.se/~per/temperature

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf temp - Swallow "Temperature.app" Temperature.app -s KORD -f -c -p -w MPH &

Notes:

Uses a four letter code from http://weather.noaa.gov and wget to fetch local weather.

Doesn't work with AfterStep < 2.1.0 without this patch.

A patch from Frog gives pressure, wind and windchill.

trayer

trayer - A lightweight GTK2-based systray for UNIX desktop.

Home Page: http://developer.berlios.de/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1595

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf systray - MaxSwallow "trayer" trayer --SetDockType false --widthtype request \
        --heighttype pixel --height 24 --edge right --align right --transparent true \
        --alpha 128 --tint 0x930000 &

For horizontal Wharf, with Wharf starting from the lower right:

*MonitorWharf systray - MaxSwallow "trayer" trayer --SetDockType false --widthtype request \
        --heighttype pixel --height 24 --edge bottom --align left --transparent true \
        --alpha 128 &

Notes:

The above Usage example is actually one REALLY long line (the "\" characters are just continuation characters so the line can be split for easier reading). Not Actually an Applet or DockApp, but works very well with Wharf.

wmalms

wmalms - Applet to manage sensor data: temperature, fan speed, voltage.

Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/wmalms/

Wharf Usage:

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wmbiff

wmbiff - A dockable/swallowed mail notifier

Home Page: http://wmbiff.sf.net

Wharf Usage:

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WMBlueClock

WMBlueClock - WMBlueClock is a nice clock app.

Home Page: http://www.dockapps.org/file.php/id/344

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmblueclock - Swallow "wmblueclock" wmblueclock -nw &

Notes:

WMBlueCPU

WMBlueCPU - WMBlueCPU is a cpu monitor.

Home Page: http://www.dockapps.org/file.php/id/167

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmbluecpu - Swallow "wmbluecpu" wmbluecpu -nw &

Notes:

WMBlueMem

WMBlueMem - WMBlueMem is a memory monitoring program.

Home Page: http://www.dockapps.org/file.php/id/165

Wharf Usage:

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wmcalc

wmcalc - Wmcalc is an applet calculator.

Home Page: (None) http://gentoo.mirrors.easynews.com/linux/gentoo/distfiles/wmcalc-0.4.tar.gz

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmcalc - Swallow "wmcalc" wmcalc -f .wmcalc &

Notes:

wmcalendar

wmcalendar - wmCalendar is a calendar dockapp.

Home Page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/wmcalendar/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmCalendar - Swallow "wmCalendar" wmCalendar &

Notes:

Version 5.2 requires no patches with AfterStep 2.2.4+.

All versions require libical found at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=16077/

wmchargemon

wmchargemon - displays ACPI battery level and power status.

Home Page: http://dockapps.org/file.php/id/319

Wharf Usage:

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wmclockmon

Wmclockmon.png

wmclockmon - digital clock with 7 different styles in either LCD or LED style

Home Page: http://tnemeth.free.fr/projets/dockapps.html

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmclockmon - Swallow "wmclockmon" wmclockmon -w &

Notes:

If you are having difficulties, try playing with the "-w" and "-bw" switches.

wmcpuload

Wmcpuload.png

wmcpuload - CPU monitor dockapp which has an LCD look user interface


Home Page: http://www.sh.rim.or.jp/~ssato/dockapp/index.shtml#wmcpuload

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmcpuload  - Swallow "wmcpuload" wmcpuload -bw &

Notes:

If you are having difficulties, try playing with the "-w" and "-bw" switches.

wmcpum.app

Wmcpum.png

wmcpum.app - WindowMaker CPU Monitor

Home Page: http://www.unetz.com/schaepe/DOCKAPPS/dockapps.html

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmcpum - Swallow "wmcpum" wmcpum -d folder-name &

Notes:

folder-name is the folder in /sys/bus/i2c/devices/ created by lm_sensors. Exclude the "~" character in front of the folder name.

wmeyes

wmeyes - wmeyes is a dockapp with moving eyes that follow mouse movement

Home Page: http://www.bstern.org/wmeyes/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmeyes - Swallow "wmeyes" wmeyes &

Notes:

xeyes (the original) and speyes (South Park Eyes) are two variants of this application.

wmfire

wmfire - wmfire is a configurable cpu, mem, or network monitor.

Home Page: http://www.swanson.ukfsn.org/wmfire/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmfire - Swallow "wmfire" wmfire -f 1 &

Notes:

wmfishtime

wmfishtime - clock dockapp with fish.

Home Page: http://www.ne.jp/asahi/linux/timecop/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmfishtime - Swallow "fishmon" wmfishtime -b &

Notes:

wmflame

wmflame - wmflame is a WindowMaker dock applet that draws flames

Home Page: (None) http://web.novalis.org/programs/wmflame-0.60.tar.gz

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wmifinfo

wmifinfo - wmifinfo shows basic network info for all available interfaces

Home Page: http://www.zevv.nl/wmifinfo/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmifinfo - Swallow "wmifinfo" wmifinfo -i eth0 &

Notes:

wminet

wminet - dockapp for monitoring internet connections to/from your computer

Home Page: http://www.swanson.ukfsn.org/#wminet

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wminet - Swallow "wminet" wminet -t &

Notes:

wmix

wmix - dockapp mixer utilizing the OSS mixer API

Home Page: http://www.dockapps.com/file.php/id/58

Wharf Usage:

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wmmemload

Wmmemload.png

wmmemload - memory monitor dockapp which displays free memory and swap space

Home Page: http://markstaggs.net/?page_id=8

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmmemload - Swallow "wmmemload" wmmemload -b -c -w &

Notes:

If you are having difficulties, try playing with the "-w" and "-bw" switches.

wmmemmon

wmmemmon - WMMemMon - A dockapp to monitor memory/swap usages

Home Page: http://seiichisato.jp/dockapps/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmmemmon - Swallow "wmmemmon" wmmemmon -b -c -w &

Notes:

wmmsg

wmmsg - dockapp that notifies of incoming messages and events

Home Page: http://taxiway.swapspace.net:81/~matt/wmmsg/

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wmnd

Wmnd.png

wmnd - wmnd is a network monitoring dockapp.

Home Page: http://www.thregr.org/~wavexx/software/wmnd/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmnd - Swallow "wmnd" wmnd -w lines &

Notes:

wmnethru

wmnethru - Network Throughput and System Utilization Monitor

Home Page: http://dockapps.org/file.php/id/315

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wmpop3lb

wmpop3lb - WMPop3LB is a multi POP3 mail box checker

Home Page: http://wmpop3lb.jourdain.org/

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wmpower

wmpower - wmpower is a dockapp to see the power management of a laptop

Home Page: http://wmpower.sourceforge.net/

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wmppp

wmppp - wmppp provides a PPP activator and network load monitor

Home Page: http://www.cs.mun.ca/~gstarkes/wmaker/dockapps/net.html

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wmradio

wmradio - wmradio is FM radio card applet for WindowMaker

Home Page: ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/stable/rpms/misc-tarballs/

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wmsensormon

wmsensormon - uses lm_sensors to monitor CPU & sys temps, fan speed, and CPU voltage.

Home Page: http://wmsensormon.sourceforge.net/

Wharf Usage:

Notes:

Requires lm_sensors earlier than 3.0.0. Currently dead with with most distros.

wmsm.app

wmsm.app - WindowMaker System Monitor

Home Page: http://www.unetz.com/schaepe/DOCKAPPS/dockapps.html

Wharf Usage:

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wmsorsen

wmsorsen - uses lm_sensors to monitor CPU & sys temps, fan speed, and CPU voltage.

Home Page: [1]

Wharf Usage:

Notes:

Works well with lm_sensors 3.0.0 and later. "wmsorsen -p" from the command line will give a listing of available parameters to input into the configuration file.

wmsystray

wmsystray - wmsystray is a dockable systray.

Home Page: http://kai.vm.bytemark.co.uk/~arashi/wmsystray/

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wmtemp

File:Wmtemp.png

wmtemp - wmtemp displays CPU & SYS temps in "LCD look" via lm_sensors.

Home Page: http://gnodde.org/wmtemp/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf cputemp - Swallow "wmtemp" wmtemp -w &

Notes:

Play with the "-w" and "-bw" option switches if you have difficulties.

Requires lm_sensors earlier than 3.0.0. Currently dead with with most distros.

wmtimer

wmtimer - wmtimer is a dockable alarm clock

Home Page: (None) http://open-systems.ufl.edu/mirrors/gentoo/distfiles/wmtimer-2.92.tar.gz

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmtimer - Swallow "wmtimer" wmtimer &

Notes:

wmtz

wmtz - wmtz displays the local time from different time zones.

Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/jl1n/wmtz/wmtz.html

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wmupmon

wmupmon - DockApp that displays your system uptime in realtime

Home Page: http://j-z-s.com/projects/index.php?project=wmupmon

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmupmon - Swallow "wmupmon" wmupmon &

Notes:

wmusic

Wmusic.jpg

wmusic - Windowmaker dockapp that remote controls xmms.

Home Page: http://home.jtan.com/~john/wmusic/

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmusic - Swallow "wmusic" wmusic -w &

Notes:

wmweather

Wmweather.jpg

wmweather - wmweather is a dockapp that displays the current weather.

Home Page: http://people.debian.org/~godisch/debian/wmweather/

Wharf Usage:

 *Wharf wmweather - Swallow "wmweather" wmweather -s KNKX --compat &

Notes:

Uses a four letter code from http://weather.noaa.gov and wget to fetch local weather info.
In above example, KNKX is the weather station in use.
--compat makes the display a little cleaner

left click shows weather data in xmessage window
Middle click switches from metric/C to imperial/F
Right click causes the application to pull a fresh report.

wmweather+

wmweather+ - A dock app for displaying weather information

Home Page: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=60336

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf wmweather+ - Swallow "wmweather+" wmweather+ -c ~/.wmweather+/example.conf &

Notes:

Uses a four letter code from http://weather.noaa.gov and wget to fetch local weather info.

wmwifi

wmwifi - WiFi dockapp displays signal, link, noise, & bitrate info in LCD format

Home Page: http://wmwifi.digitalssg.net/

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wmxkb

wmxkb - A dockable/swallowed XKB groups indicator and switch

Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/wmalms/#WMXKB

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xclock

xclock - A analog / digital clock for X.

Home Page: http://www.x.org

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf clock - Swallow "xclock" xclock -bg gray10 -fg cyan -digital -brief &

Notes:

Not actually an Applet or DockApp, but works well with Wharf.

xeyes

xeyes - A follow the mouse X demo. A pair of on-screen eyes follow the mouse pointer.

Home Page: http://www.x.org

Wharf Usage:

*MonitorWharf xeyes - Swallow "xeyes" xeyes -geometry -100-100 &

Notes:

Not actually an Applet or DockApp, but works well with Wharf.

wmeyes and speyes (South Park Eyes) are two variants of this application.