gtrayicon (1) - Linux Man Pages

gtrayicon: Generic tray icon for GNOME

NAME

gtrayicon - Generic tray icon for GNOME

DESCRIPTION

Generic tray icon for GNOME is a small utility which allows to add a icon to the system tray that can be used to trigger customized enable/disable actions.

OPTIONS

--tooltip=string
string to appear as tooltip
--activate=cmd
activate command
--deactivate=cmd
deactivate command
--activate-icon=icon-path
icon to show for 'activate' action
--deactivate-icon=icon-path
icon to show for 'deactivate'
--menu-file=menu-path
custom menu to display for right button
--activated
start in 'activated' state (default: 'deactivated' state)

EXAMPLE

Activate action: start webfs (web server) setting a pid file
Deactivate action: kill that webfs instance

gtrayicon \

  --activate="/usr/bin/webfsd -k /tmp/pid.file -r /var/www" \
  --deactivate="cat /tmp/pid.file | xargs -ipid kill -TERM pid"

MENU

For an example on how to write a menu file,see
/usr/share/doc/gtrayicon/examples/sample.menu

AUTHOR

Gtrayicon was written by Javier Valencia (javiervalencia80 at gmail.com) This Man page was written by Taylor LeMasurier-Wren <ripps818 [at] gmail.com>